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Lamu Port first berth now 100% complete

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The South Sudan and Ethiopia Transport (Lapsset) Corridor Development Authority has announced that the first berth of the Lamu port is now 100% complete.

On its official Facebook page the authority said that  construction of the first three berths out of the 32 expected, begun with dredging works in December 2016.

Berth 2 & 3 will be completed by December 2020, it added.

Lamu Port is a Government of Kenya initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast.

It will be the largest deep sea port, with the highest transshipment capability in the East Coast of Africa. The berths have a 400m key length and a depth 17.5-18m along a distance of 6000 m.

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