Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has won a contract to upgrade R. Angolhitheem Harbor.
The estimated value of the project is $2.8 million. Also, this development scheme will be completed within one year, MTCC reports.
The R. Angolhitheem Harbor project consists of;
- dredging and reclamation operations of 42,000cbm;
- construction of a 221m breakwater;
- 166m revetment;
- 91.44m quay wall;
- installation of 1110sqm paved area, etc.
Furthermore, the agreement for the Angolhitheem Harbor development program was signed yesterday.
However, Angolhitheemu – one of the islands in Raa Atoll with population of 500 people – is one of the islands in which the early settlers of Maldives lived.
Equally important, the island is located 187.44 km north of the country’s capital, Malé. In fact, this island is a medium-sized island, with a total area of 34 ha (84 acres).