New Multi-Purpose Seaport Inaugurated To Boost Trade And Transportation

date_range 06-Jun-2024
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Phnom Penh, June 06, 2024 --

The first phase of Kampot Multi-Purpose Port worth US$ 140 million invested by Kampot Port was officially inaugurated this morning by Prime Minister Samdech Moha Borvor Thipadei Hun Manet.

The Cambodia’s Prime Minister said this is one of the 10 multi-purpose ports in Cambodia and it will promote the waterway transportation in the kingdom and boost trade to the international arena.

With this new port, it will further boost Kampot province to be a hub for trade, tourism, and investment in Cambodia, he said.

H.E. Peng Ponea, Minister of Public Works and Transport said this freshly inaugurated port can handle some 10,000 tones or 666 TEUs ships with 3 port GCSs and 3 RTGs.

This port is covered on 678 hectares with 55,000 square meter container ground, 8,800 square meter warehouse, he added.

The Kampot Logistics and Port project began in May 2022, by the Shanghai Construction Group and the China Road and Bridge Corporation.