Beirut Port’s Container Terminal Is Now At Risk Of Shutting Down For Lacking Funds

SourceThe961
SectorTransport
CountryLebanon

The Beirut Port, where 70% of Lebanon’s imports and exports pass through, is at risk of “paralysis,” warned the International Chamber of Navigation (ICN Beirut) on Thursday. Explaining that only 6 out of 16 cranes at the port’s container terminal are operational as most of its equipment has become inoperable, ICN Beirut expressed fear that the container terminal “will become almost paralyzed,” if more cranes and machines go out of service. In the event that it cannot secure and transfer […]

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The Beirut Port, where 70% of Lebanon’s imports and exports pass through, is at risk of “paralysis,” warned the International Chamber of Navigation (ICN Beirut) on Thursday.

Explaining that only 6 out of 16 cranes at the port’s container terminal are operational as most of its equipment has become inoperable, ICN Beirut expressed fear that the container terminal “will become...read more...