Work for Puerto Plata’s new US$100.0M port starts Aug.

Puerto Plata.- The design of a new cruise terminal, one more for freight and a breakwater for fishing vessels will get started in August, disclosed Fri. Miguel Angel Jiménez Messon, of the Puerto Plata Port Investment decision group, which won the tender for the project.

He stated by the finish of Aug get the job done will start off on the port, at a price of US$100. million and affirmed that it will conclude in all over 18 months.

The business enterprise leader specified that the new 280-meter-very long, 47-meter-vast jetty for fishing boats will be crafted on the west close of the harbor.

“It will have the ability to dock three cruise ships at the same time, because the existing pier on the west side will be employed by roll-on-roll-off ships that are not bulk freighters, or cargo that does not spew any style of dust,” mentioned Jiménez, quoted by Diario Libre.

He explained a sediment lure will be constructed at the San Marcos river mouth to preserve flotsam from staying dragged into the bay.

Jiménez extra that web site will aspect a topic park so visitors can stroll by way of the city’s streets and the Malecon.

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