CHEC Bags USD 600 Million Ghana Port Deal

Chinese Company Bags USD 600 Million Ghana Port Deal

China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), an engineering contractor and a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), has been chosen to construct a USD 600 million Free Port in Atuabo, Ghana, Xinhua news agency reports.

Philomena Kuzoe, Atuabo Free Port’s External Affairs Officer, confirmed to Xinhua via phone that CHEC was chosen as the main engineers for the project located some 200 miles west of the country’s capital of Accra.

The new Free Port will be located in the vicinity of Ghana’s first gas processing infrastructure, recently completed by another Chinese company – Sinopec Petroleum.

CHEC Bags USD 600 Million Ghana Port Deal

The Free Port will provide a 18.5m deep channel and three quays of varying depths from 16.5m, 12m and 9m, clear activity zones including offshore logistics, subsea fabrication, rig and vessel repair, business technology park and general business support infrastructure.

Kuzoe told Xinhua that the construction of the port is scheduled to start in the third quarter of 2015, and is expected to be completed in 25 months.

World Maritime News Staff; Image: APA

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>


<< Jan 2020 >>
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

The 9th Annual Event Green Shiptech China Congress 2020

The 9th Annual Event- Green Shiptech China Congress 2020 will be held on next…

read more >

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology

As varied threats in the Mediterranean Sea continue to proliferate, the need to advance…

read more >


Forum you will find out from the regulators, government bodies and major ports’ representatives what the near…

read more >

7th Annual Arctic Exchange

Every year the Exchange invites delegates from across the globe to come together to listen to key senior management teams…

read more >