The Port of Anaklia is located on the shortest route from China to Europe, a route that has become a major focal point of Chinese investments in infrastructure. Cargos will travel fast between Chinese and European Markets by Port of Anaklia.
586 million USD will be invested in the first phase of construction and The total volume of investments is USD 2.5 billion. The Consortium was founded by TBC Holding and the famous American development company Conti International LLC, which implemented projects in infrastructure and capital construction.
The first step of construction will be finished in 2020 December. And they are planning to receive first cargo in 2 years from starting construction. At the end of the construction they are aiming to handle 100 million tons of cargo per year.
In 24th December, Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili with other members of cabinet went to Anaklia to join works.
“This is the place where Europe meets Asia, Georgia is being represented as a country of international cooperation, stability and peace. I want to once again congratulate you, the entirety of Georgia and all our friends, because this place today lays the foundation of a new Georgia”, Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili said.
In addition to the Anaklia Port, JSC Anaklia City (principle shareholders are TBC Holding and Conti International) is developing a Special Economic Zone on about 2,000 hectares. The new Special Economic Zone will complement the Port’s activity and transform the Anaklia project into development of a brand new city-scale economic driver for Georgia, regional business and trade hub on a crossroad of Europe and Asia.
Deep Sea Port Technical/Engineering Information
Growth to 100MM Ton
Phase 1: 7MM Ton Capacity Port – Construction complete within 3 years of groundbreaking
Creation of a port capable of accommodating Post-Panamax Size Ships
ADC has completed a concept design for Anaklia Port and Free Industrial Zone. The design will bypass competing ports in the region with superior connections to existing rail and road infrastructure, state-of-the-art equipment and communications infrastructure, berthing for 10,000 TEU vessels, flexibility for multiple cargo and vessel types, and eco-friendly practices. Capital expenditures for each phase of the Port have been estimated according to the Conceptual Design.
Major port design aspects are the following:
Optimized land footprint (less than 40% of total 1,000 hectares).
Flexibility for multiple cargo and vessel types (Panamax, Handymax, Aframax).
Maximized facility throughput (intermodal, modern STS cranes, automation).
Minimized waterfront (dry bulk and liquid piers on breakwater).
Eco-friendly sustainable practices.
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