In Chile, the environmental agency has given the go-ahead for construction of a third berth at the port of Coquimbo. Once in place, the new facility will allow the port to handle additional cargo, including fruit, offshore wind farm equipment, dry bulk and general cargo. Construction will consist of one esplanade of 2.5ha and a 6,000m2 warehouse, which will be climate-controlled to allow for the handling of specific dry bulk commodities.

Loading capacity for dry bulk will be in the region of 1,800 tonnes per hour.
Construction will cost around $86 million and work will take 22 months to complete.