Mexico: Dredging Giants Eye Guaymas Port Contract
According to José Luis Castro, the Guaymas Port director, the first phase of the port expansion will be tendered in March.
“The master development plan has been approved, the executive project is almost complete, the environmental permits are underway and we expect to tender the first phase dredging in March,” stated Castro.
This very important development program will include dredging and the construction of 10 terminals at a cost of 7.2bn pesos, reports bnamericas.com.
The dredging industry giants, such as Royal Boskalis Westminster, Dragamex, Van Oord, Jan De Nul and Dredging International have all expressed interest to participate in the Guaymas Port project, said Castro.
The dredging work is expected to commence during the first half of this year, and under the current plans, the first phase of this dredging program will be wrapped up within 15 months.
Dredging Today Staff, February 11, 2013