India: JNPT Channel Dredging Project Starts Soon
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port channel dredging project will commence this month and is expected to take two years to complete.
The expansion comprises the deepening and widening of the 33.5 km long access channel, the port basins and turning basins.
In total, approximately 67 million cubic meters of sand, silt, clay and rock will be removed.
On August 2, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust for realization of this deepening and widening plan.
The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 175 million.
Dredging Today Staff, September 5, 2012