Baarah Channel dredging on the way

Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) is mobilizing its equipment in preparation for the Baarah Channel maintenance dredging project.

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Scope of the project includes:

  • channel dredging operations of 79,100cbm;
  • existing basin maintenance dredging of 8,600;
  • supply and installation of navigational aids.

The value of the contract is MVR 12.17 million ($788.000), said MTCC.

The project is scheduled to be completed within 120 days.

The agreement between MTCC and the Maldives’ Ministry of National Planning, Housing & Infrastructure was signed in April 2021.