July 15, 2022
On July 13, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in Kinshasa, to provide grant aid of up to 2,489 million yen for the Project for Improvement of the Container Terminal of the Port of Matadi.
Under this project, the container yard pavement will be improved and a Terminal Operation System will be introduced at the Matadi Port, which is the base of the international and domestic logistics of the country. By improving the security and efficiency of cargo handling work at Matadi Port, and thus strengthening the port’s capacity, it is expected that this project will contribute to the country’s economic development. In so doing, it will also contribute to the achievement of SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) Goal 9 (Industry, innovation and infrastructure).
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Project title||The Project for the Improvement of the Container Terminal of the Port of Matadi|
|Planned implementation period||29 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Société Commerciale des Transports et des Ports|
|Target region, facilities||Kongo Central, Matadi|
|Specific project details (provisional)||①Facility improvements/equipment procurement
【Facility】Improvement of pavement of container yard (about 2.2 ha), improvement of rainwater drainage facility etc.
【Equipment】Terminal Operation System application software, computer hardware, etc.
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision etc.