MMCC, PORT OF ANTWERP TO CONSTRUCT $2.9BN ESCRAVOS SEAPORT INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Written by on February 8, 2021

MERCURY MARITIME CONCESSION COMPANY LIMITED (MMCC) AND PORT OF ANTWERP ARE COLLABORATING TO BUILD THE PROPOSED $2.9 BILLION ESCRAVOS SEAPORT INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX (ESIC), TO BOOST ECONOMIC AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATION, PARTICULARLY, DELTA STATE.

SPEAKING AT A BRIEFING IN LAGOS AT THE SAILING CLUB EXHIBITION RACE 2021, THE CHAIRMAN OF MMCC, REAR ADMIRAL ANDREWS OKOJA (RTD), SAID THAT THE ESCRAVOS SEAPORT, WHICH WOULD BE ON 20,000 HECTARES OF LAND, COMPRISES DEEP SEAPORT, INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FREE TRADE ZONE, CRUDE OIL REFINERY AND GAS COMPLEX, AN ESTATE AND RECREATIONAL COMPONENTS.

HE STATED: “WHEN WE GOT OUR PROVISIONAL APPROVAL, ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS WE ARE SUPPOSED TO DO IS TO PUT TOGETHER A TEAM OF CONSULTANT FINANCIERS AND PARTNERS.

AND ONE OF THE PARTNERS THAT PLAYED A MAJOR ROLE IN THE SEAPORT COMPLEX PROJECT IS THE ESCRAVOS SEAPORT PROJECT, ACTUALLY IT IS A DEEP SEAPORT PROJECT.


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