Latest News from NSBT Berth Expansion | Port Infrastructure Development Underway

Latest News from NSBT

Nectar Group is pleased to share progress from the berth expansion programme at Nectar Sierra Leone Bulk Terminal (NSBT) in partnership with Eiffage Génie Civil and Beckett Rankine. 

The capping beam work is now complete, and all mooring bollards have been installed.  The team continues to carry out soil improvement works and the ship fender installation has started. With a keen focus on innovation and quality, the new berth will embrace the future of maritime requirements, with a strong emphasis on sustainability, efficiency, and safety in port operations.  Accommodating vessels of 225 meters and an operating depth of 11.5m CD with a design depth of 13m CD draft

The new 3rd berth at QEII terminal is a critical piece of infrastructure which will facilitate a larger class of vessel size to call at the Freetown terminal.

NSBT is a subsidiary of Nectar Group Ltd, a specialist privately owned bulk handling and terminal operator. Nectar Group’s history in Sierra Leone can be traced back to the 1980s and it has been operating the bulk and break-bulk terminal at the Port of Freetown since 2015, following a successful international tender. The past six years have seen substantial investments, improving the terminal’s facilities and productivity to support Sierra Leone Port Authorities’ desire to further progress the port. 

We extend our gratitude to our project partners for your continued support. Thank you to all involved. 

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