The overall development program for BICT raises the facility's annual container handling capacity to 200,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).
In a statement, the company said the expansion program for Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) involves 'both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal,' which are 'intended to optimize the processing of existing cargo flows and install additional capacity to accommodate new business.'
is scheduled to be operational by mid-2020 and will host various brands of Carnival Australia such as P&O Cruises Australia, Princess Cruises, and Carnival Cruise Line.
BICT is managed by Pelindo I, one of four state owned Indonesian terminal operators.
Akhmad Hidayah Alcaff, General Manager, BICT commented: "BICT being one of the busiest container terminals in the region, we need to make sure that our performance remains high in all situations.
Collin Swee, Director, Kalmar Crane Upgrades Business Centre in APAC said: "We are very excited to work with BICT on this project which will help them leverage their assets and keep downtime at the minimum.
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BPA is currently responsible for regulatory exercises and security of the port while BPSB is responsible for cargo handling at the Bintulu International Container Terminal (BICT
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(ICTSI) formally inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Georgia.
"This new investment consolidates and expands BICT's competitive position," said ICTSI Senior Vice President and Europe, Middle East and Africa Head Hans-Ole Madsen.
He added that, "a comprehensive dredging program, undertaken in cooperation with Batumi Sea Port, provides an 11.5-meter draught in the port's fairway and alongside BICT's quay line allowing easy access for feedermax vessels at the port and making it Georgia's deepest draught port."