The handover ceremony was held at the MCT berthside and was attended by Phividec officers, shipping lines and local government officials. The photo shows PIA Administrator Ninfa Along Albania (second from left) handing over a symbolic quay crane key to Jose Manuel de Jesus, MICTSI president (third from left). In the background are Emmanuel de Ocampo, PIA chairman (far left) and Edgardo Abesamis, MICTSI chairman.
MICTSI is a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI), and MCT is the sixth terminal in the Philippines to be operated by the company. Headquartered in the Philippines and now in its twentieth year of operation, ICTSI continues to pursue container terminal opportunities around the world.