Several new contracts for MTCC

Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) and the Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure (MNPHI) have signed new contracts for implementation of several coastal protection and harbour development projects.

Number one is the Lh. Kurendhoo Coastal Protection Project. Scope of works will include 91,000cbm beach filling, construction of a 361m breakwater and a 822m revetment. The value of the project is MVR 44.92 million ($2.9 million) and the work is to be completed within 365 days.

Also, the company was contracted for B. Hithaadhoo Harbor Development Project. The program includes dredging and excavation operations of 19,030cbm, construction of a 22m groyne, a 495m breakwater, a 90m revetment, a 350m quay wall, installation of a 1750sqm harbor pavement, navigational aids and harbor lights. The value of the project is MVR 17.70 million ($1.1 million) and the project is to be completed within 540 days.

The company was also contracted for the implementation of the Sh. Milandhoo Coastal Protection Project. Scope of works will include construction of a 954m revetment and a 115m groyne. The value of the project is MVR 36.69 ($2.3 million) and the project is to be completed within 200 days.

Lastly, the most valuable project of these four, the R. Kinolhas Harbor Development Project was also contracted to MTCC.

The scheme includes dredging and excavation operations construction of a 162m groyne, a 285m breakwater, a 65m revetment, a 186m quay wall, a ramp, installation of a 1663.36sqm harbor pavement, navigational aids and harbor lights. The value of the project is MVR 45.12 million ($2.93 million) and the project is to be completed within 420 days.

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