DP World starts construction of Berbera port

The first phase of construction of the multi-purpose Berbera port in Somaliland has started, which will include a 400-metre quay and 250,000 square metre yard extension as well as the development of a free zone for a new regional trading hub.

The DP World Berbera will also serve land-locked countries in the Horn of Africa such as Ethiopia, which has a 19 per cent stake in the project as a shareholder.

Shafa Al Nahda Contracting has been awarded the contract for the port expansion. It has been involved in the Port of Dakar expansion in Senegal as well the Port of Maputo expansion project in Mozambique.

Source: Gulf News