Luanda – At least two new commercial ports will be constructed in Angola from 2009 to 2013, with the purpose of improving harbour services, particularly in the process of unloading, customs and clearance of containers and goods.
This was announced Friday in Luanda by the deputy minister of Transports, José João Kuvíngua.
The announcement of the creation of the new port infrastructures, under a government effort to relieve the pressure on Angolans ports, came during a meeting with MPs with several commissions of the Angolan parliament on the premises of the Luanda Commercial Port.
According to José Kuvíngua, one of the ports, to be built at Barra do Dande has the prospecting studies concluded and area for implementation established.
The other port, he added, will be built in northern Cabinda province, where studies are being carried out for the purpose.
The meeting that gathered MPs with the commissions on economy, finance, health and environment, security and internal order and Luanda Port board, followed the assessment visit paid by the members of Parliament to several terminals.