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21 September 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 11:33 GMT+2

August 6, 2019

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Inaugurated the widening of the container terminal of the namibiano port of Walvis Bay

The annual ability to traffic salt to 750 thousand teu

Friday slid in the port of Walvis Bay, in Namibia, is inaugurated the widening of the container terminal of the port of call that is realized by the Chinese Lowers Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) with under way work of the 2014 at the end that they have carried to the construction of a platform of 40 hectares in the bay of the city African having used partially the material dredged from the backdrops of the port. With the commissioning of the new infrastructure, that it altogether has 2.400 linear meters of dock regarding precedence 1,800, the annual ability to traffic of the harbour port of call will go up from current 350 thousand teu to 750 thousand teu.

The construction of the container terminal takes part of a project that includes the realization of a terminal cruises with a dock of 372 linear meters and of an oil terminal of the ability to annual traffic of 10 million tons with a total investment of beyond 800 million dollars.

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