More rock boulders arrive for Hoarafushi Airport shore protection

The 4th shipment of rock boulders required for Ha. Hoarafushi Airport Shore Protection was delivered to the project site earlier this week, on January 4.

According to the contractor, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), scope of works for the project will include:

  • construction of a 2,861m quay wall on both sides of the runway, and
  • construction of a concrete culvert on the causeway which connects from Hoarafushi to the Airport.
MTCC photo

In July 2021, MTCC signed a contract with Maldives’ Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure (MNPHI) towards implementation of this capital development project.

The value of the contract is MVR 90.5 million ($5.9 million) and the scheme is to be completed within 360 days.

Photo: MTCC