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Infrastructure | MARITIME

Dredge Kingston Harbour

Achieved

Source: Jamaica Labour Party Manifesto pg.27 February 18, 2016

Thursday September 14, 2017 | Jamaica Gleaner

Dredging of Kingston Harbour access complete

The Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) has announced that it has completed the capital dredging of the shipping channel within the Kingston Harbour.

The dredging, which was scheduled to be completed in nine months, was completed 1.5 months ahead of schedule and fulfilled all conditions outlined in its Environmental Permit issued by the National Environmental and Planning Agency (NEPA).

The final handover of the upgraded Nautical Access to the Port Authority will occur in the coming weeks pending the completion of verification surveys and the reinstatement of navigational aids.

Tuesday February 21, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

Dredging of Kingston Harbour begins

Seven weeks into the dredging of Port Bustamante in the Kingston Harbour to facilitate larger ships coming through the Panama Canal, the company contracted to do the excavation is reporting that there are "no visible impacts" on fishing beaches in proximity to the operation sites.