Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) last week released the latest update on its F. Magoodhoo airport development project.
On November 16, MTCC mobilized the latest addition to its fleet – the cutter suction dredger Bodu Jarraafa – for the land reclamation operations in this area.
The company also completed the Bund Wall construction works, according to the update note.
Scope of works includes:
- island land reclamation operations – 17 hectares,
- airport land reclamation operations – 30.8 hectares,
- construction of a 3,339m revetment,
- a 90m groyne.
The value of the project is MVR 206.88 million ($13.4 million).
The Bodu Jarraafa is the latest model of IHC Beaver cutter suction dredger, the Beaver B65 DDSP, capable of dredging at the depth of 18 meters.