As part of its overall strategy to improve the performance of its logistics logistics corridors, to develop its mining (including about 2 billion tons of iron) and (including about 2 billion tons of iron) and agro-forestry potential, and to respond to the the expected strong increase in demand for rail transport, the Gabonese government is willing to to understand, anticipate and better structure the solutions necessary for this development. necessary for this valorization.
Thus, on April 8, 2022, the Gabonese Government signed with INPAX, subsidiary of RISE Gabon, the partnership contract for the design and development design and development studies for a new railroad, called the "Komo-Ogooué Railway". Railway".
This project, included in the Transformation Acceleration Plan (TAP) 2021-2023, consists of design and development studies for a new rail line to meet the expected increase in rail line to meet the expected increase in transport demand in the medium and long term, particularly in the medium and long term, particularly from the entry into production of iron ore deposits.
The studies for this new rail line must include:
Within the framework of the partnership contract, INPAX will carry out the various technical, environmental, social, economic, financial and legal studies to assess the to evaluate the effective feasibility of the project.
Following this evaluation and subject to the favorable conclusion of the studies, INPAX will submit to the Gabonese government a proposal for the implementation of the project.
Tons of iron reserves to develop
Minimum railroad line to reach the port infrastructures
Duration of the partnership contract for the studies