Berbera


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Berbera

(ˈbɜːbərə)
n
(Placename) a port in N Somalia, (in the separatist area called Somaliland), on the Gulf of Aden. Pop: about 200 000 (2000 est)

Ber•be•ra

(ˈbɜr bər ə)

n.
a seaport in Somalia on the Gulf of Aden: former capital of British Somaliland. 65,000.
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The ban come after Dubai announced a tripartite agreement dividing the Berbera port between DP World (51 per cent), the Ethiopian government (19 per cent), and Somaliland (30 per cent).
4 billion with investment planned mainly into UAE, Posorja (Ecuador), Berbera (Somaliland), Pusan (South Korea), Maputo (Mozambique) and Sokhna (Egypt)," the statement said.
Their claim of having legislative jurisdiction over Somaliland will be disproved when in a few weeks' time the world finds out that DP World is still operating the Berbera port.
At the time of the fir seat of the 3rd session of the Lower House of Parliament declared the agreement over Berbera port as "null and void", and called for the ban of DP World from Somalia.
The final agreement to develop a greenfield economic free zone in Somaliland to complement the growth of the Port of Berbera has been signed between DP World and the Dubai government.
Ethiopia will become a shareholder of the Port of Berbera following the signing of an agreement with DP World and the Somaliland Port Authority in Dubai.
Located next to Port of Berbera, the 12km 2 economic free zone is expected to support the port's growth and generate jobs.
Ethiopia has signed an agreement with DP World and the Somaliland Port Authority which will see it acquire a 19% stake the Port of Berbera as well as committing to developing the Berbera Corridor as a trade gateway for the inland country.
The company won two years ago a 30-year concession, with an automatic 10-year extension, for the management and development of a multi-purpose deep seaport in Berbera in the breakaway region of Somaliland.
The company won two years ago a 30-year concession , with an automatic 10-year extension, for the management and development of a multi-purpose deep seaport in Berbera in the breakaway region of Somaliland.
The Qatar-based Al-Jazeera satellite television recently reported that Egypt has sent reinforcements to a military base in the Berbera port of Eritrea.
Global trade enabler DP World will develop a greenfield economic free zone in Somaliland to complement the development of the Port of Berbera, which has seen record container volumes under DP World management.