JICA and Tonga Pen Grant Agreement

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga have signed a grant agreement (G/A) that will provide aid of up to 3.32 billion yen for the “Upgrading of Wharf for Domestic Transport” project.

The project, aimed to improve the efficiency of passenger and cargo transportation, will cover the construction of a passenger terminal and a wharf, as well as the development of ship berthing areas and other upgrades to provide the wharf infrastructure required for large domestic transportation ships.

At the moment, the capital city does not have a specialized wharf for large domestic cargo. Since passenger ferries berth in the cargo container yard, cargo handling during passenger embarking and disembarking is crowded, putting the safety of passengers at risk.

In addition, because the stevedoring procedures for international and domestic cargo are carried out in the same container yard, the cargo handling is inefficient.

This project is expected to have synergetic effects with the operation of a domestic transportation ship, which currently plays the core role of transportation between the main island and outlying islands and was granted by the Government of Japan in FY 2008.

The construction period for the project is expected to be approximately 33 months, including detailed design work and bidding period.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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