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Doraleh Multi-Purpose Port, Djibouti

A view of the Doraleh Multi-Purpose Port in Djibouti. [Photo/]

The Doraleh Multi-Purpose Port in Djibouti, constructed by China State Construction Engineering Corp (CSCEC), opened on May 24, 2017.

The port, with a contract amount of $421.7 million and a designed handling capacity of 7.08 million tons a year, is CSCEC's first hydraulic project in Africa. All the port's terminals have direct access to the Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway, which provides landlocked Ethiopia with access to the sea.

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