DP World and Senegal Government lay first stone for construction of Port of Ndayane
Dubai – Facilities job shows expanding collaborations in between Dubai and also African markets targeted at sustaining growth in the continent
DP Globe and also the Federal Government of Senegal have actually laid the very first rock to note the begin of building and construction of the brand-new Port of Ndayane.
The rock laying event adheres to the giving in contract checked in December 2020 in between DP Globe and also the Federal Government of Senegal to develop and also run a brand-new port at Ndayane, concerning 50km from the existing Port of Dakar.
The event was gone to by Macky Sall, head of state of the Republic of Senegal, and also Sultan Ahmed container Sulayem, team chairman and also chief executive officer of DP Globe, in addition to a variety of head of states of establishments, participants of the federal government of Senegal, and also regional areas.
The financial investment of greater than $1 billion in 2 stages to establish Port Ndayane, is DP Globe’s biggest port financial investment in Africa to day, and also the biggest solitary personal financial investment in the background of Senegal. The framework job shows the expanding collaborations in between Dubai and also African markets targeted at sustaining growth in the continent.
Macky Sall claimed: “The growth of contemporary, top quality port framework is essential for financial growth. With the Port of Ndayane, Senegal will certainly have modern port framework that will certainly strengthen our nation’s placement as a significant profession center and also entrance in West Africa. It will certainly open considerable financial chances for regional companies, develop work, and also raise Senegal’s good looks to international capitalists. We delight in to expand our partnership with DP Globe to this job, which has actually currently provided fantastic outcomes with the procedure of the container terminal at the Port of Dakar.”
Sultan Ahmed container Sulayem claimed: “Today’s laying of the very first rock not just notes the begin of building and construction, yet additionally transforming the vision of Head of state Sall, right into fact. As the leading enabler of international profession, we will certainly bring all our know-how, innovation and also capacity to this port job, the conclusion of which will certainly sustain Senegal’s growth over the following century. We say thanks to Head of state Sall, his federal government, and also the Port Authority for the depend on and also self-confidence put in us.”
Stage 1 of the growth of the port will certainly consist of a container incurable with 840m of quay and also a brand-new 5km marine network made to take care of 2 336m vessels at the same time, and also with the ability of taking care of the biggest container vessels worldwide. It will certainly raise container handling ability by 1.2 million Twenty Foot Matching Systems (TEUs) a year. In stage 2, an added container quay of 410m will certainly be created.
DP Globe’s strategies additionally consist of the growth of an economic/industrial area beside the port and also near the Blaise Diagne International Flight terminal, producing an incorporated multimodal transport, logistics and also commercial center.