Mormugao Port Dredging Plans on Display

A public hearing on the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) dredging plans is set to take place on February 21 at the MPT officers’ club in Sada, Vasco.

Two more hearings on the proposed MPT terminal capacity enhancement at berths 5A, 6A, and work on re-development of berths 8, 9, and barge berths at the port has been scheduled for February 17 and 23 respectively, at the same venue, local media reports.

A deeper draught will allow the port to bring larger vessels in through the revised entrance channel to the berths.

The previous capital dredging was undertaken by the port in 2002 to deepen the entrance channel from 13.4 m to 14.4 m.

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