Moroccan group Somagek ​​invests in building a storage terminal

The agreement was signed in Djibouti this week, between Abufaker Omar Hadi, DPFZA President and Roger Sahiyon, CEO of Morocco Group, Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority, in a tweet.

It is the first in a series of 5 terminals to be built in the middle of the Damerjog petrochemical complex. Ultimately, these terminals will offer a storage capacity of over 750,000 m3, which is an important asset for transporting sophisticated products as well as facilitating regional trade.

Commenting on the signing of this contract, Omar Hadi stressed that DPFZA is pleased to take this important step in the development of the DDIP petrochemical complex, which will “advance the industrialization of Djibouti and East Africa”, stating that the park “Will position Djibouti” a petrochemical hub for the region “.

DDIP, which is the largest The projects The country currently covers an area of ​​30 km2. The first phase of the work, scheduled for the last 30 months, involves the construction of a 3 km offshore jetty with 2 docks – one designed for berthing vessels of 5,000 to 100,000 DWT and another for 2,000 to 30,000 DWT – one. Storage and an engineering stand.

Djibouti officially began construction work on the Damerjog Industrial Park in September 2020. The East African country wants to make it its first industrial base and one of Africa’s most important petrochemical complexes. (With MAP)

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