TCVAL goods and container terminal

The process of modernizing the Valparaíso Port Terminal 2 infrastructures is one of the major advancements which the port activity and the city will be experiencing over the next few years, this being a project comprising part of the strategic development of the coastline set up by the EPV (Empresa Portuaria Valparaíso), to which Terminal Cerros de Valparaíso (TCVAL, a subsidiary of OHL Concesiones) is contributing as a key player.

The works entail an investment of more than U.S. $400,000,000, allocated to carrying out a project which will involve increasing the cargo transfer capacity, will incorporate two new berthing sites, will increase the backup areas and, consequently, will boost the port’s current operating conditions.

Especially noteworthy is the fact that the lengthening and deepening of the terminal’s berthing facility will be enabling the operation of 5th-generation Super-Post-Panamax container ships of over 350 meters in length with a 15 mt draft, which, due to their size, cannot currently enter the Valparaíso Port.

Once the modernization project has been completed and is in operation, TCVAL experts to transfer a million TEU / year.

General Goods TerminalContainer Terminal
Cargo transfer capacity 1,800,000 t 1,000,000 TEU
Surface area 6.4 ha 12.5 ha
Berthing line length 625 m 725 m
Start of operation 2013 2017