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Ports : DP World and Somaliland inaugurate container terminal at Berbera Port

The new terminal at Berbera Port features a container yard with eight rubber tyred gantry cranes.

Dubai-based port operator DP World, along with the Government of Somaliland, has officially opened the new container terminal at Berbera Port.
The terminal was inaugurated after the completion of phase one of the port’s expansion project.
With a deep draft of 17m, 400m quay, and three ships to shore (STS) gantry cranes, the terminal increases the port’s container capacity to 500,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) annually from the current 150,000 TEUs.
The new terminal features a container yard with eight rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs).
Additionally, a new port One-Stop Service Centre is being constructed and will be ready in the third quarter of this year.
With the completion of phase one, DP World is ready to execute the second phase for further expanding the Berbera Port.
Under this phase, the new quay will be extended from 400m to 1,000m, along with the deployment of an additional seven STS gantry cranes.
The expansion project is expected to increase the port’s handling capacity to two million TEUs annually.

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