Equatorial Guinea: Bata Port Reaches Another Milestone
On November 5, a 20000t bulk carrier berthed at Bata Port in Equatorial Guinea, marking the success of the maiden voyage of the 50000t terminal of the port undertaken by CRBC and constructed by CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd.
The reconstruction and extension of Bata Port is a project under the cooperative framework agreement between the governments of China and Equatorial Guinea. With a full length of 570.5 meters, a width of 163.65 meters, a water depth of -14.5 meters and a coastline of 500 meters, the terminal, a jetty in gravity caisson structure, has five berths, including two 50000t berths, two 35000t berths and one 10000t berth.
The project is of great significance to improving the throughput of the port in Equatorial Guinea, boosting the modernization level of the port and pushing forward local social and economic development.
Press Release, November 14, 2012