Cuba: Dredging Begins at Port of Casasa
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 Ávila Province and is part of a chain of islands called Jardines del Rey (“King’s Gardens”). The cay is administered by the Morón municipality. It is named for the white ibis, locally called Coco (coconut) birds. Has an area of 370 km².
Dredging Today Staff, June 28, 2012