The port of Aden has opened after being shut down for four months due to armed clashes in the country, according to a circular issued by Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation.
As informed, Aden has received more than ten vessels since the cessation of hostilities.
The port operations were inaugurated by the aid ship M/V Han Zhi in the oil harbour general cargo berth, and M/V SCL Bern at the Aden Container Terminal on July 21st, 2015, the circular said.
“In noting these calls by commercial ships, we confirm that the port is ready to receive all types of ships according to the design capacity of the port’s terminals and wharves,” the circular further adds.
Aden Ports Development Company said in a separate advisory that Aden Container Terminal (ACT) was undamaged during the crisis and is ready to resume handling commercial vessels.
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