Infrastructures

Nacala port opening in Mozambique

The coal terminal at Nacala-a-Velha Port in Nampula province will formally enter into operation on 9 May 2017, marking the start of a new phase in the exploitation of the resources extracted in the Moatize basin in Tete province. Refurbishment

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Inauguration of Doraleh multipurpose port

Djibouti has opened its new 690 hectare mega port with world-class facilities and equipment manufactured by Chinese firm ZPMC. The $590 million Doraleh Multipurpose Port project started in 2015 was jointly financed by Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA)

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African ports

Between 2007 and 2017, a staggering USD 50 billion were invested in the African port sector. With growth of 7% a year in maritime traffic of all types and a four-fold increase in maritime trade, driven in particular by Asia,

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EU invests in Mombasa port projects

The European Union is considering investing at least $200 million (Sh20 billion) on Mombasa Port projects including modernisation of berths. The European Investment Bank (EIB) has already received a request for funding from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), which is

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