In Spain, Cartagena port authority has awarded a concession to Ership to build and operate a dry bulk installation in the Escombreras expansion area. This will be located on Muelle Sur and used for both handling and storage.
It will cover a 10,000m2 area with an adjacent 96m long quay. Investments of €4.14 million were made, including a possible future conveyor network.
The concession, which is for 30 years, requires a minimum of 50,000 tonnes to be handled in the first year and 100,000 tonnes as of the third year onwards.