Angola: Port and airport work at Cabinda progressing well
28 July 2009
The Province of Cabinda in Angola will soon have a deep-water port and an airport with a larger capacity, according to a statement released on Saturday 26 July by Minister of Transport, Augusto da Silva Tomas.
Studies for the construction of a deep-water port are currently under way.
“I must say that we are on the right road, and that the studies are sufficiently advanced for us to guarantee the start of work on the construction of the deep-water port for Cabinda”, he stated, quoted by the Angolan press agency Angop.
With regard to air transport, Augusto Tomas revealed that the work on upgrading the runway at Cabinda is in progress. Five months from now the airport should be capable in particular of accommodating the new Boeing aircraft recently acquired by the Angolan Air Transport Company (TAAG).