Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) July 9, 2019 – The Directorate-General for Natural Resources, Safety and Maritime Services (DGRM) is moving forward with an investment of €2 million for the dredging of the ports of Lagos, Peniche, Póvoa de Varzim and Vila do Conde to safeguard access to vessels and improving navigability in these ports.
The Lagos and Peniche ports will be subject to dredging investments. Last June, the respective public tender was launched with the two lots, totalling €413,000 in Lagos, with a volume of 79,000 m³ of sediment dredging and execution period of 3 months, and about €792,000 in Peniche, with a volume of 113,000 m³ and execution period of 4 months.
In relation to the dredging of the port of Póvoa de Varzim, it has already been awarded and work begins this week. It represents an investment of €500,000 for the dredging of 110,000 m³ of sediment, which should take about 4 months.
A total investment of around €2 million is expected for all four works.
Source: Associação dos Portos de Portugal
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