The Director General of the Douala Port Authority (PAD), Mr. Cyrus Ngo’o and the General Administrator of the KTH Company signed last Thursday, March 31st, a Convention for the construction, operation and renovation before retrocession to the PAD, of 42 ha of mixed bulk carriers terminals.

With a total cost of 280 billion CFA francs, this project is carried out under a BOT type agreement: financing entirely sought by the promoter without endorsement or guarantee from the PAD, for a period of 5 years of construction and 25 years of operation.

With a length of 900 linear meters of quay on the right bank of the Wouri River of the Port of Douala-Bonabéri, the construction of this new terminal is divided into 2 phases:

Phase 1 :

  • 450 ml of quay Silos with a cumulative capacity of 30,000 tons
  • Road and railroad
  • Weighing station
  • Maintenance workshop
  • Administrative building R+3 of 200 sqm
  • Electricity supply station
  • Fire fighting system
  • Equipped parking lot
  • Three warehouses of 2000, 3000 and 10.500 m² respectively
  • Storage area
  • Pipe connections
  • Access gate

Phase 2 :

  • 450 ml of quay Silos with a cumulative capacity of 30,000 tons (continued from phase 1)
  • Road and railroad (continued phase 1)
  • Weighing station (continued phase 1)
  • Maintenance workshop (continued phase 1)
  • Administrative building R+3 of 200 m²
  • Electricity supply station
  • Extension of the fire fighting system
  • Extension of the equipped parking lot
  • Construction of additional warehouses
  • Expansion of storage area
  • Construction of 900 ml of quay including supply of all handling equipment silos with a total capacity of 60,000 tons built and conveyors installed
  • Roads and railroads built
  • 04 warehouses of which two of 3000 and two of 2000 m² built
  • 02 warehouses of 10500 m² each storage areas built
  • pipes built and put into service
  • fire fighting system built
  • two administrative buildings of R+3 built

Let us recall that this construction is part of the great process of physical transformation of the port of Douala-Bonabéri through the renovation, modernization and development of the capacities of reception and handling of goods.