The construction of deep port terminal phase I in Sihanoukville Autonomous Port is scheduled to start in 2021 and take three years to complete.
Mr. Thay Rithy, Deputy Director General of Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, told AKP that the detailed design of the project has been completed and it is now in the process of selecting a construction company.
“Now we have entered the stage of selecting builders, and the construction will begin in 2021 and is scheduled to be completed by 2024,” he said.
The deep port terminal has a length of 350 metres with a water depth of 14.50 metres, which can handle container vessels of 13 metre deep, and medium-sized vessels with a capacity of 5,000 TEU.
The first phase of the deep port terminal will be built with a loan from Japan of about US$209 million.