HPH/HWP/MSC/GBPA – Freeport Container Port Expansion – Bahamas - Project Profile
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Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), Hutchison Whampoa Properties (HWP), Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) are planning to expand the container port in the Bahamas.
The project involves the expansion of port facilities to handle 6.7 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) per annum which is planned to be developed in phases. However, the exact scope of work for phase has not been unveiled.
The project includes the construction of 63ha of yard, 114.2ha of stacking area, a 1,294m berth, additional 12 berths with a total length of 3,848m and the installation of 58 gantry cranes and 132 straddle carriers.
In June 2016, GBPA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of The Bahamas (GOTB) for project implementation.
As of July 2017, HPH and MSC are in the process of securing funds and are in negotiations with the GOTB for the project implementation.
The project involves the expansion of port facilities to handle 6.7 million TEU per annum in Freeport, the Bahamas.
The US$250 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 114.2ha of stacking area
2. Construction of a 1,294m berth
3. Construction of 12 berths with a total length of 3,848m
4. Construction of 63ha of yard
5. Installation of 58 gantry cranes
6. Installation of 132 straddle carriers
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