Dredging has begun of a 2-mile channel to the port of Casasa on Cayo Coco, cubastandard.com reported.
Dredging project will cost USD$2 million. The channel is planned to be 270 feet wide and 18 feet deep.
Cayo Coco (Coco Key) is an island in central Cuba. It lies within the Ciego de √Āvila Province and is part of a chain of islands called Jardines del Rey (“King’s Gardens”). The cay is administered by the Mor√≥n municipality. It is named for the white ibis, locally called Coco (coconut) birds. Has an area of 370 km¬≤.
Dredging Today Staff, June 28, 2012