New jetty in Cabinda, Angola, due to start operating in September, 2012

3 May 2011

Cabinda, Angola, 3 May – The new jetty at the port of Cabinda in Angola may start operating as of September 2012, which would make it possible for two 130-metre ships to moor there at the same time, Said the provincial deputy governor for business and the economy, Romão Macário Lembe.

Cited by Angolan news agency Angop, Macário Lembe said that steel section of this project, which will provide the port with a 319-metre long and 32-metre wide jetty, was being manufactured in China.

Construction of the jetty is in the hands of the China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC).

Lembe also said that the new jetty would provide the province with a new economic dynamic by providing safer conditions to receive large ships and to handle cargo. (macauhub)