CCCC Making Good Progress on the Lamu Port Project

China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) is making good progress with the construction of the first three berths for the new Lamu Port.

According to the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsset) Corridor Development Authority director general Sylvester Kasuku, the dredging work on the project is well underway.

The construction of the entire port project is at 42% with the first berth out of three in Phase 1 expected to be completed in June 2018,” said Sylvester Kasuku.

Overall, the $25.5 billion worth LAPSSET project includes a new port with 32 berths, new roads, a 1,500km railway line and a pipeline all to be built by 2030. The $449 million contract for the first three berths was awarded to China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) back in 2015, and the construction began in October 2016.

These developments come against the backdrop of completed supportive infrastructure such as the modern LAPSSET building, police station, Lamu power sub – station & power supply, steel pipe manufacturing plant and water reticulation system.

Once completed, the new Lamu Port will be able to handle the largest ships in the world with its 500m wide channel and depth of over 18 meters. The port of Durban has a 220m wide channel with a depth of 16 meters.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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