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East Africa Marine Transport ferry, Uganda

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25th November 2022

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

     

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Name of the Project
East Africa Marine Transport (EAMT) ferry.

Location
Entebbe shipbuilding facility, Uganda.

Project Owner/s
The project has been commissioned by InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and Grindrod.

Project Description
The 1 000 t, 96-m-long purpose-built roll-on/roll-off ferry will transport fully laden trucks between Port Bell, serving Kampala, in Uganda, and the port at Mwanza South, in Tanzania.

The EAMT ferry will cross the lake in about 22 hours, compared with the current journey around the lake by road of three to four days.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Capital Expenditure
Not stated.

Planned Start/End Date
The ferry is expected to become operational in 2024.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
None stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
InfraCo Africa, tel +44 203 597 5400 or email info@infracoafrica.com.

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

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