China Harbour Engineering to Build Venezuela Port

6 September 2010 (Last Updated September 6th, 2010 18:30)

China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) will help Venezuela build the port of Puerto Carbello with an investment of $600m. CHEC, a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company, will build a container terminal at the Venezuelan port, which has been without capital investment si

China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) will help Venezuela build the port of Puerto Carbello with an investment of $600m.

CHEC, a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company, will build a container terminal at the Venezuelan port, which has been without capital investment since 1970.

In the first phase of the project, two berths will be constructed to accommodate Post-Panamax ships.

The first phase will cost $600m and aims to double the cargo capacity of the terminal.