Planning Ministry Contracts MTCC to Upgrade Harbor in 4 Islands

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Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure has contracted Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) upgrade harbors in Sh. Feydhoo, Sh. Foakaidhoo, A Dh. Hangnaameedhoo and construct harbor in K. Himmafushi phase 2.

The contracts for the projects were signed by Director General of Planning Ministry Fathimath Shana Faarooq on behalf of the government and the COO of MTCC Shahid Hussain Moosa, signed on behalf of the company.

MTCC will upgrade the harbor in Sh. Feydhoo which will consist of dredging 18,500 cubic meters and channel dredging of 9000 cubic meters along with the construction of a 378-meter breakwater, 280 meters of quay wall and 1400 square meters of pavement. Additionally, MTCC will also work on the installation of 14 harbor lights, 2 channel lights, 10 mooring blocks, and 01 ramp. According to MTCC, this harbor upgrade project is estimated to cost MVR 33 million and is expected to be completed with 480 days.

The project to construct a harbor in K. Himmafushi phase 2 includes f dredging of 18,800 cubic meters and 9900 cubic meters of channel dredging along with the construction of a 38-meter breakwater, 172 meters of quay wall and 287 meters of revetment. This project is estimated to cost MVR 24 million and is expected to be completed within 365 days according to MTCC.

Sh. Foakaidhoo harbor upgrade project consists of dredging of 39,995 cubic meters and 4000 cubic meters of channel dredging along with the construction of a 507-meter breakwater, 464 meters of quay wall, 100 meters of revetment and 2320 square meters of pavement. MTCC revealed this project is estimated to MVR 55.9 million and likewise is expected to be completed within 500 days.

The harbor upgrade of A Dh. Hangnaameedhoo will consist of dredging 4645 cubic meters and channel dredging of 404 cubic meters along with the construction of a 204-meter breakwater, 266 meters of quay wall, 160 meters of
revetment and 1330 square meters of pavement. Hangnaameedhoo harbor upgrade project is estimated to be completed within 300 days and MTCC estimates the project will cost MVR 32 million.

MTC) was incorporated on 18 December 1980 as the first public company in the Maldives has positioned itself as the leading marine and land transport provider and civil and marine constructor in the country.

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