Libya’s the Port of Tripoli will be closed to cargo carriers and serve only passenger cruises. Cargo carriers will be shifted to the port of Zawiya.
The Government of National Accord has established a project to close down the Port of Tripoli for cargo carriers, only serving cruise ships, and to shift the cargo carriers to the new Port of Zawiya.
Hasan Suver, Deputy Minister of Environment and Urbanization, who visited Libya last month, met with Abdulbari Shenbaro, Acting Minister of Local Administrations of the Government of National Accord, and Cemal Bahr, the Mayor of Zawiya. At meetings with Mr Hasan Suver, the Deputy Minister of Environment and Urbanization, was provided with details on the proposed port project for a cargo carrier in Zawiya.
Cemal Bahr, the Mayor of Zawiya, stated that they received bids from Chinese and European companies for the project, which is scheduled to be built under the Build-Operate-Transfer (YID) model and expressed his desire for Turkish enterprises to assume the project due to their contribution to Libya.
Expressing that he would be very pleased for the interest of Turkish enterprises in the project, Bahr mentioned that the Turkish companies could directly contact them and any assistance would be granted.