THE Japanese government will lend US$36 million to Cambodia for the renovation of
the port in Sihanoukville, according to its deputy director, Wa Sonat. An agreement
was signed on Sep 24.
Docking facilities for ships will be extended from 350 meters to 590 meters and the
area for storing shipping containers will double to 60,000 sq m. Work will begin
in 2001 and take nine months.