China Harbour completes Lekki Deep Sea Port project

China Habour Engineering LFTZ Enterprise (CHELE), a subsidiary of China Habour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), the EPC contractor for Lekki Port, has announced the completion of the construction of the Port.

Mr. Wu Di, Vice President of CHEC who is also a director of Lekki Port, disclosed this during the construction completion ceremony held on Monday, 31 October, 2022, at the Port located at Itoke Village, Ibeju Lekki.

Lekki Port photo

Di also said that the construction of the Port was officially started on June 15, 2020, and was completed on Monday, October 24, 2022.

The total contract value of the EPC for the project’s first phase is $581 million.

He added that the completion of the construction will now pave the way for the container terminal operator, the Lekki Free Port Terminal (a subsidiary of CMA/CGM group), to take over the Port in readiness for the start of port operations.

Lekki Port is one of the biggest deep-sea port in West Africa.

Photo: Lekki Port