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ADELTE wins SPBB for Leixões' new terminal

ADELTE wins SPBB for Leixões' new terminal
The Port Authority of Leixões, in Portugal's city of Porto, has contracted ADELTE to design, manufacture and install an innovative, HYDRA-model boarding bridge (SPBB) for its new cruise terminal and 340mtr long berth.

Consisting of two tunnels, each measuring 26mtr in length and with a docking cabin capable of serving mega cruise ships at dock level, the first SPBB in the port of Leixões will be able to service vessels up to 300mtr in length by the end of 2014.

An interesting design feature of the new HYDRA is that a mobile access ramp can be coupled directly to the connecting module of the bridge.

ADELTE’s (formerly TEAM) range of boarding bridges for the cruise and ferry sector consists of seven base models. It recently delivered a HYDRA boarding bridge to Costa Crociere for its new terminal in Savona.