BAHAMAS – port construction started

2014 June 1: North Abaco port construction started in mid-2014 with ground-breaking ceremony (on June 25) attended by officials of the Bahamas government and China Harbour Engineering Company. The project, to cover 45 acres at Cooper’s Town is expected to cost US$39 m. Finance is being provided by the Ex-Im bank of China and the Bahamas government. The terminal is expected to handle containerised cargo and building materials and is expected to be completed in 18 months.