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Posorja deepwater port

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Early Works
Advanced design and engineering
Start: 06/2016
Completion: 08/2017
In Construction
Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 09/2017
Completion: 12/2019
Operation
In operation
Start:12/2019
Project Details

Description

The project involves building a deepwater port capable of handling post-Panamax vessels. The port would also ease pressure on the country's main port, Guayaquil, which accounts for 82% of port movements in the country and which will see its capacity to handle large vessels reach its limit in the near future. Authorities want Posorja, currently a fishing port, to become a "maritime port development hub".

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Principal Works

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Key Specs

Full Name
Posorja deepwater port
Project Type
Deepwater port
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
750  TEU (Handling Capacity)  Deepwater port
Investment
US$ 1.2bn
Completion Date
2019
Lifespan
50
Location

The port will be located in Posorja, a rural area about 120km west of the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador. 

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Business Development Manager, Americas
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Construction Manager
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