Americas Gateway Development Corp. Ltda. (Amega) is a special purpose company comprised of British, Canadian, Costa Rican and US partners. The firm is undertaking the first private initiative proposal for public works in Costa Rica for the design, construction and operation of a deepwater transshipment terminal at Moín port on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. Amega has the exclusive right to lead the project through the proposition stage to a public bid for a 30-year concession to build and operate the port. The US$1.1bn transfer terminal will have capacity to handle 2mn TEUs a year with a 1km dock, a 19m-deep access channel to the port of Moín and docking space for three container ships carrying around 14,000 TEUs.