An American company SSA Marine will operate Anaklia Port for 20 years from its opening, Director of Anaklia Development Consortium declared to Business Time.
Levan Akhvlediani says that SSA Marine has been chosen by its experience.
“It should be noted that SSA Marine is the world’s largest port operator and its participation in Georgian project is a very important and outstanding event”, – Akhvlediani says and notes that SSA Marine is making a big investment in the project and becomes a shareholder of the consortium.
According to him, the Terminal Operator will be responsible for operating the terminal in line with the international standards, investing in the consortium, training of local workforce and etc.
The container terminal of Anaklia Deepwater Sea Port will be opened in 2020. Accordingly, as of the current prognosis, the full load of the terminal is scheduled within 7-8 years after its launch.