Misrata Free Trade Zone celebrates port expansion

By Taher Zaroog and Tom Westcott.

Misrata/Tripoli, 10 March 2014:

Misrata has celebrated the opening of a new dock in its Free Trade Zone which will boost the number of vessels that can berth at the port.

The new dock’s dimensions - 804 metres in length with a depth of 13 metres - enables the commercial port to now accommodate medium-sized cargo vessels. With the additional dock, up to 19 ships can berth at any one time.

At the opening ceremony, a project establishing a new port and container terminal, some eight kilometres east of the port was announced . . .

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