18 April 2024

Contship Italia announces new strategic investment plan for La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT)

Tom Eckelmann, visiting the company, confirmed the Eurokai Group's support in sustaining the growth and future of Contship Italia

A two-day meeting between the Melzo and Spezia offices, in which Tom Eckelmann, board member and shareholder of Contship Italia Group, reiterated Eurokai 's strong commitment to supporting the company's growth and future in a year of crucial transformations and major development projects.

Eckelmann shared a message of continuity and confidence with top management and all employees, emphasizing the strategic importance of Contship as its leading operator in Italy and the Mediterranean region. Further investments in the LSCT terminal, totaling 50 million euros, were also announced on this occasion, in addition to the 250 million already earmarked for the upcoming construction of the Ravano pier. The new investment plan, to be completed within the next two years, will focus on upgrading the Fornelli Pier and purchasing new equipment, thus ensuring the terminal's competitiveness and efficiency.

Matthieu Gasselin, CEO of Contship Italia Group, commented, "We are being called upon to deal with an extremely dynamic and competitive environment. The investment plan is a tangible sign of the shareholders' willingness to support the development of the terminal and all the Group's activities: this will enable us to improve our operational capacity, with a positive impact on the level of service we can offer our customers."

During meetings with employees, Tom Ecklemann paid tribute to the recently deceased Contship Italia Group President Cecilia Eckelmann Battistello, whose leadership contributed significantly to the company's growth and international development in recent decades.

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