Work to begin on nine new projects for ports – MoMA

Ministry of Maritime Affairs (MoMA) will soon begin working on new nine projects under the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) 2018-19 for the uplift and infrastructure development of the ports and other attached departments.

According to details, the various newly approved development schemes under these projects included Capital Dredging of Berthing Areas and Channel for Additional Terminals (CPEC), Construction of Port Boundary wall of KoFHA Sindh, Construction, Renovation and Rehabilitation of Seamen’s hostel at Keamari (Pakistan Marine Academy (PMA) city Campus), Enhancement of Seafarer re-potting module and installation of new computer hardware ID card printers Karachi Sindh.

These projects also included feasibility study of Petroleum and Petrochemical Terminal and Dirty Dry Bulk Terminal, Land acquisition as per Gwadar Port Master Plan, Oil Storage Construction at Oil Installation Area (OIA) Keamari Karachi, Rehabilitation of Admin Block, Cadet Block, Residence Block, Auditorium, Quarter Deck, officers mess in premises of PMA and Repair of Jetty Structure and Ports Installation of KoFHA, Karachi, Sindh.

The sources said that these projects have significance due to their contribution towards betterment of the departments, since with the involvement of game changer China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) it was required to have such projects.

(APP)

Posted on: 2018-07-07T16:16:00+05:00

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