Duration: September 2021 - December 2021

Client: Proparco

Donor: CMA CGM

Location: Iraq


    Project Description:

    Proparco is contemplating financing Terminal Link for the rehabilitation of the Terminal Umm Qasr Berth 5 in Iraq. Terminal Link is a subsidiary of CMA CGM and China Merchant Port.

    The concession includes the rehabilitation, management and operation of Berth 5 to include: (i) upgrade of the quay (230m in length), (ii) expansion of the terminal’s capacity from 250k TEU to 410k TE; (iii) replacement of 2 existing cranes; and (iv) increase the terminal’s area from 10 ha to 24 ha.

    Proparco appointed ECO Consult as an independent environmental and social consultant to perform the ESDD.


    Provided Services: 

    ECO Consult provided key E&S services for the project to include:

    • Environmental and Social Due Diligence (ESDD)
    • Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP)