The first phase of construction of a deep sea port in Anaklia will start in late December, Georgia's Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, Zurab Alavidze, said.
"The beginning of construction work is scheduled for late December," Business Georgia cited Alavidze as saying.
In general, $586 million will be invested in the construction of the first phase of the deep sea port. The first phase involves the construction of infrastructure for receiving containers, arrangement of the port and the shoreline.
The port is expected to be opened in 2020.