Chairman of the Paradip Port Trust, Shri Rinkesh Roy, announced today the completion of dredging operations at Mahanadi River Mouth.
This work was carried out by a dredger of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd.
Chairman, of the PPT during his interaction with the Press today informed that there is a narrow window period between January and February to complete the work smoothly in tranquil conditions.
According to him, now 4 meter depth is maintained at critical areas of the river mouth even during the low tide.
He also added that PPT has dredged the channel in two instances during 1998 & 2000 by engaging the dredgers of M/s. DCI Ltd.
“Marine department of PPT will soon install temporary buoys in the channel and tender has already been floated for permanent ones,” concluded Shri Rinkesh Roy.