Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

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Re: Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:11 pm

Kampot, Cambodia News: On August 8,2018, at 8 am, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the future Kampot International Port in Teuk Chhou district, Kampot.

The ceremony was celebrated by Dr. Thong Khong, the Minister of Tourism, and Mr. Cheav Tay, the Kampot governor, the representative of the Asia Development Bank, and about 800 relevant ministry officers.
According to the official speeches, tourism in Kampot is increasing and the transporting activities are getting overloaded, so the Cambodian government has decided to build a new port which will cost US$8M to construct.

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Re: Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:27 pm

There have been many announcements in the past about the construction of a deep-water port at Kampot. This time, it looks like a firm prospect. Eventually.

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Tourist Port in Kompot Will Be build By The End Of 2017
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A $10 million tourist port sponsored by Asia Development Bank will start its construction by the end of 2017 and finish in 2019. The new tourist port located in Chumkreal Commune, Tek Chhu District, Kompot Province. The site would attract 1.5 million tourists yearly and lead them to other amazing destinations across Cambodia. The record shown that for the first six months of 2017, Cambodia attracted 2 662 679 tourists in total including 89 525 tourist travelled by water increased 12.8% in comparison to last year.
Kampot port thread 2015:
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Re: Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

Post by bangkokhooker » Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:25 pm

i thought it was off the highway to sihanoukville/bokor but all the reports say its south east in chum kriel commune which is the opposite side?

i think that construction is for an oil terminal on the shv road side.
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Re: Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

Post by Dabday » Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:05 pm

Asian Development Bank is US backed. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is the Chinese belt/road bank.

The empire strikes back :whip:

Looks like for now, Kampot wont be part of the 12 dash line...
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Re: Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

Post by Anchor Moy » Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:34 pm

Dabday wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:05 pm
Asian Development Bank is US backed. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is the Chinese belt/road bank.

The empire strikes back :whip:

Looks like for now, Kampot wont be part of the 12 dash line...
I think this ADB money is only for a passenger ferry terminal, a very small part of the total planned port structure. They are only talking about an $8M investment here, and elsewhere the estimates for a big (Chinese ?) deep-water container port at Kampot are around $300M.
newsworthy/timber-magnate-signs-for-kam ... ml#p241898
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Re: Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

Post by cptrelentless » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:53 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:34 pm
Dabday wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:05 pm
Asian Development Bank is US backed. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is the Chinese belt/road bank.

The empire strikes back :whip:

Looks like for now, Kampot wont be part of the 12 dash line...
I think this ADB money is only for a passenger ferry terminal, a very small part of the total planned port structure. They are only talking about an $8M investment here, and elsewhere the estimates for a big (Chinese ?) deep-water container port at Kampot are around $300M.
newsworthy/timber-magnate-signs-for-kam ... ml#p241898
CEO is correct, this is the ancient, much vaunted idea about the passenger ferry. The mahoosive port complex that kgbagent took pictures of in the Kampot thread is further up the coast.
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Re: Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

Post by Barangjoymrai » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:46 pm

Looks like a gigantic Chinese twat... 🙄
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Re: Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

Post by kgbagent » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:40 pm

cptrelentless wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:53 pm
Anchor Moy wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:34 pm
Dabday wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:05 pm
Asian Development Bank is US backed. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is the Chinese belt/road bank.

The empire strikes back :whip:

Looks like for now, Kampot wont be part of the 12 dash line...
I think this ADB money is only for a passenger ferry terminal, a very small part of the total planned port structure. They are only talking about an $8M investment here, and elsewhere the estimates for a big (Chinese ?) deep-water container port at Kampot are around $300M.
newsworthy/timber-magnate-signs-for-kam ... ml#p241898
CEO is correct, this is the ancient, much vaunted idea about the passenger ferry. The mahoosive port complex that kgbagent took pictures of in the Kampot thread is further up the coast.

Correct - the new ferry terminal is nearer Kampot town where the river joins the gulf nearly. Roads and a big cleared space for it been there for at least 2 years.

I have seen development of potentially 3 more ports on the road to Snooky

The first is "New Port Road" just before Sorya Kill and the Bokor turnoff. Big road and reclamation started and the Maritime Border police office told me it will be the docks for tour cruise liners. The idea being that they then bus up or gondola to Bokor itself. However it extends about 1.3km along the coast to where the 2nd arm of the main river comes out opposite Fish Island. This they said was for planned housing development and a couple of hotels. No sign of progress but land prices thereby are min $50m2

The second is about 20km from Kampot and it is huge but apart from, when I last had a look, about 20 trucks an hour of fill being delivered there is no real sign of progress.

The last one is the refinery port possibility - some work progressing but not full on by any means

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Re: Timber Magnate signs for Kampot International Port Construction

Post by kgbagent » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:56 pm

and .................................. just having read this in another thread

Re: More Chinese Takeover in Sihanoukville
Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:33 pm

Interesting article on Cambodia's present and future deep-water ports: Sihanoukville, Kampot and Koh Kong.

Cambodia’s biggest port sees China coveting Japan’s dominant role
in Port News 06/08/2018

Once a tranquil seaside enclave in southwestern Cambodia, Sihanoukville, or Kompong Som, has turned into a paradise for Chinese investors in recent years. Casinos, hotels, restaurants, massage parlors and supermarkets are festooned in signs in Chinese. More buildings are under construction, fueled by an incessant inflow of Chinese money and people.

Although the city, 220 km southwest of the capital Phnom Penh and named after the country’s late king, is becoming a Chinese outpost, the key feature that makes Sihanoukville shine — the only deep-water seaport in the country — remains out of Beijing’s reach.

The state-owned operator Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, or PAS in its French acronym, has been largely financed by the Japanese government for almost two decades. The port handles over 70% of Cambodia’s surface cargo, expanding hand-in-hand with the rapid growth of the Cambodian economy, while being the largest listed company on the local stock exchange. The port also symbolizes the rivalry between China and Japan in the country. Beijing is being frustrated by Tokyo’s renewed resolve to further tighten its ties with the port.

On June 25, the port opened its latest extension with the help of Japanese funds. A new multipurpose terminal has a pier with a depth of 13.5 meters, allowing larger cargo ships and bulk carriers to anchor. Another quay is reserved for the country’s first oil and gas exploration logistics base. An offshore oil and gas field, discovered in the Gulf of Thailand, is now being developed by KrisEnergy, a Singapore-listed unit of Keppel Corp., and is expected to begin operations by 2019.

Construction of another container terminal, which will have a pier 350 meters in length and a depth of 14.5 meters, is already in the pipeline.

Chairman and Chief Executive Lou Kim Chhun told the Nikkei Asian Review in a recent interview that this will allow “enough big ships to come in, while solving capacity limitations.” When completed as planned in 2023, the port could accommodate more than 90% of all ships in the region, up from 20% now, in terms of numbers.
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/ca ... nant-role/



...... quite likely explains Chinese interest in that big goods port between Kampot and Snooky - cant see them enjoying paying port fees to the enemy
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