Pakistan’s largest port authority KPT (Karachi Port Trust) has just announced a tender for the port’s approach channel capital dredging work.
The project calls for dredging of approximately 5 million cubic meters of material by using trailing suction hopper dredger of suitable capacity, supplemented by a cutter suction dredger and backhoe or grab dredgers, all capable of dredging up to 20m depth.
Works will also include discharge/disposal of dredged material to the pre-designated dumping site.
Anticipated job completion time is three months.
The bid closing date is December 10, 2015.