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Ghana - Takoradi Port Expansion Project: On Dock Container and Multipurpose Terminal - ESIA Summary
The Government of Ghana through the Ghana Port and Harbour Authority has initiated some major infrastructure upgrade and development of the Takoradi Port in order to allow the port to receive larger vessels, handle more cargo, increase storage capacity, reduce the cost of trade and therefore boost Ghana’s trade capacity within the region. It is within this Master Plan that GPHA as Granter has entered into a concession agreement with IBISTEK GHANA LIMITED (IbisTek), a Ghanaian company and concessionaire, to construct a dedicated on dock container and multipurpose terminal inside the Takoradi Port. This will include handling of containers and containerized cargo and other multi-cargo commodities and related terminal services. The African Development Bank is considering the financing of the on dock terminal which entails, the design and construction of dredging works of up to 16m depth, and land reclamation for 5 new berths, construction of 1,495m of quay walls; pavement; electrical installations and utilities, and port facilities such as crain rails.