The land reclamation and shore protection project in Faafu Atoll Magoodhoo has commenced. Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) is carrying out the project.
Under the project, the large dredger was mobilized and the dredging work started Wednesday, November 16. The construction of the bund wall was completed before the reclamation works commenced.
Under the project, 17 hectares of land will be dredged for island development and other uses and 30.8 hectares of land will be dredged for airport development. In addition, 3,339 meters of rivetment and 90 meters of groynes will be laid.
The project, worth MVR 206.87 million, was awarded to MTCC on October 19, 2021.