FDOT/TPA – Port Tampa Bay Expansion – Florida - Project Profile
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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) along with Tampa Port Authority (TPA) is planning to expand the Tampa port in Florida, the US.
The project involves the expansion of an existing port to increase the container handling capacity of petroleum products by 5 million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA).
The project includes the construction of two new petroleum berths, storage area and access roads, the installation of safety equipment and machinery and the rehabilitation of the existing petroleum terminal.
In February 2012, FDOT and TPA signed a 50-50 partnership for upgrade and modernization of Tampa’s port system.
On April 24, 2012, the project received US$22.5 million funds for the expansion.
On July 28, 2012, TPA purchased 45ha land from South Bay Corp. and Industrial Park, Inc. for a price of US$8.9 million.
In October 2013, Florida ports included in the additional funding proposal of US$10.4 million to improve its container yard.
In June 2014, Florida Legislature has provided US$12 million funds to purchase new post-Panamax gantry cranes to expand throughput capacity at the port’s growing container terminal.
Port's governing board has awarded US$21.5 million contract to ZPMC, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd to supply cranes for the project.
In June 2015, the project received 50-50 matching grant from the Florida Department of Transportation's seaport bond program.
Planning activities are underway.
The project involves the expansion of an existing port to increase the port to increase the container handling capacity of petroleum products by 5MMTPA at Tampa in Florida, the US.
The US$45 million project includes the following:
1. Rehabilitation of the existing petroleum terminal
2. Construction of two new petroleum berths
3. Construction of access roads
4. Construction of temporary storage areas
5. Installation of machinery
6. Installation of safety equipmentReasons To Buy
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