A multifunctional marine terminal is planned to be built in the Caspian port of Kuryk in Kazakhstan, the Ministry of industry and infrastructure development of the Republic of Kazakhstan has reported.
The project branded Sarzha was discussed in a meeting between Minister Kairbek Uskenbaev and representatives of Abu Dhabi Ports Group.
The project envisages developing a grain, a universal, a liquid bulk and a general bulk terminals and a transport and logistics center. When operable, Sarzha will add 9.4 mn tons to the aggregate capacity of the Kazakhstan ports.
The parties also discusses establishing a container hub in Aktau. The facility worth $28.9 mn is to be put into operation by 2025. It will allow of expanding container traffic from 40,000 TEU up to 215,000 TEU annually.
According to Uskenbaev, the project is to be invested privately, in case Abu Dhabi Ports Group are interested, they are welcome to bid, he added.
Photo: the Ministry of industry and infrastructure development of the Republic of Kazakhstan