Construction of Bukasa inland port starts next year

Part of the land where the Bukasa inland port is to be constructed on the shores of Lake Victoria. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • The consultant envisages a raise in Uganda’s exportation of foods, animals, manufactured goods and miscellaneous articles to the international markets.
  • Port Bell and Jinat are the two known ports on Lake Victoria on the Ugandan side but the government says Bukasa was chosen because it is spacious for expansion.

Kampala: The construction of a state of the art inland port at Bukasa on the shores of Lake Victoria will commence in June 2019, it has been revealed.
The revelation was made by Mr Jochen Scherer, the Projects Director of GAUF Engineering Company, a German firm that is doing the consultancy for the construction of the Bukasa port. He was speaking during a stakeholder’s workshop on the draft of the final master plan for the project at Kampala Sheraton Hotel.

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