Consultant sought for port dredging project
By Philip Mwakio
Fresh cost estimates will be required for a project to deepen the entrance channel at the port of Mombasa, the Government says.
Mr Gerishon Ikiara, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Transport, says the plan to dredge the Mombasa port to cope with larger vessels now coming into service was still on course. Funds to fast-track project planning have been availed by the Ministry of Finance.
The dredging is scheduled to begin in 2009 and be complete by 2011
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