40037-043: Lae Port Development Project - Additional Financing

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall project will expand the cargo handling capacity of PNG's largest sea port at Lae, the capital of Morobe province. The overall project will also help improve the livelihood of project-affected people and reduce the prevalence of HIV in Lae and surrounding localities. This involves financing (i) construction of port facilities including a tidal basin, a multipurpose berth, and terminal works; (ii) resettlement and livelihood improvement and social improvement for affected people; ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 40037-043
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2803
Loan No. 2804
Approval Date 10 Nov 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 89,120
Sector Transport
Subsector Water transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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