CSD Jarraafa2 busy on Felivaru land reclamation project

Maldives Transport and Contracting Company has mobilized their cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarraafa2 to Lh. Felivaru and started dredging operations earlier this week.

The project includes:

  • reclamation operations – 6 hectares;
  • dredging operations – 229,663.36cbm;
  • construction of a 220m quay wall;
  • a 148m breakwater;
  • a 270m revetment.

The value of the project is MVR 113.39 million ($7.3 million).

MTCC photo

The project was contracted to MTCC by the Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure on January 20 – to be completed within a period of one year.

The land reclamation and harbor development project at Felivaru is funded with financial assistance from the Indian Government.

Photo: MTCC