China to upgrade Guinea’s main port

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Guinea’s main port in the capital, Conakry to be expanded in a project worth 770 million dollars reports CNBC Africa.

China Harbour Engineering Company (CHECI) signed a contract with the government of Guinea to build among other things, docks, roads and create more parking for at least 600 trucks.

“With the completion of this project extending the Autonomous Port of Conakry, it will become the largest in the sub-region,” the CHEC director in Guinea, Ding Jialong, said in a speech at the signing ceremony in Conakry.

The Conakry port handles almost all the goods shipped into the West African country.