Seatrade Maritime is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Strategic study to be conducted for redevelopment of Beirut port

Photo: rashid khreiss - Unsplash rashid-khreiss-9Y4Nd3sHPmk-unsplash.jpg
Port of Beirut explosion: photo taken days after the explosion from an adjacent building
A strategic study of Lebanon’s Beirut port for its redevelopment will be conducted following the devastating explosion that occurred in August.

Hamburg Port Consulting (HPC) has teamed up with international management consultancy Roland Berger to jointly preparing a proposal with options for a new approach in its needed construction and operations of Beirut port.

The study will include proposals for a better integration of the port area into Beirut city and show how its overall investment and finance can be tackled.

“We have been shocked by the devastating explosion that occurred on 4 August. Given our longstanding relations with Beirut, we immediately offered our support and help,” said Suheil Mahayni, managing director at HPC. “We have been active since almost immediately after the explosion and stand by our readiness to support the further consultancy, reconstruction and operations of the port of Beirut.”

Under the strategy study, HPC is focusing on improving efficiencies and transparencies of the port’s terminals while Roland Berger is advising on the strategic positioning and the institutional setup.

The study is currently in preparation, first results will be expected to be discussed within the next weeks. The goal is for the study to be made available to the public after completion.

Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish