The negotiations organized with the support of Bureau LEGINT and Mr. Alexander BIRYUKOV, President of the Association of Russian Industry for West Africa took place on January 22, 2020 between the Senegalese delegation headed by Mr. Ousmane NDIAYE, Director of the Port Infrastructure Department of the Ministry of Fisheries and Maritime Economy of Senegal, and Mr. Segey KUZOVLEV, general director of LLC Sevmorproekt (Saint-Petersburg)
The Russian party presented the whole specter of work related to port construction (from architectural design to preparation of complete set of construction documents) to the Senegalese delegation.
The parties exchanged their opinions on their current projects and referred to the positive experience of mutual cooperation between Russia and Senegal. They also expressed their hopes to further reinforce the bilateral relations in the field of port infrastructure development.
The parties were particularly concentrated on the design and construction of a deepwater port near Dakar. According to the Senegalese party, the port will receive ships and ensure cargo handling. Project estimated value is up to $ 1,5 bln.
The parties decided to continue the dialogue and exchanged their opinions on the project milestones.