Port of Tripoli ready to replace Beirut's port

06 August, 17:05

    (ANSAmed) - BEIRUT, AUGUST 6 - Authorities of the Lebanese port of Tripoli on Wednesday said they are ready to temporarily replace the port of Beirut, which was completely destroyed by a powerful blast on Tuesday.

    Three international cargo transport companies have confirmed to ANSA that over the coming days port activities will be transferred from Beirut to Tripoli in northern Lebanon.

    ''The port can't stop'', said the sources, who asked not to be identified as they have not been authorized to speak to the media. (ANSA).

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