Brazil Awards Jan de Nul Dredging at Port of Mucuripe

The Brazilian Ministry of Transports, Ports and Civil Aviation (MTPA) has awarded Jan de Nul a dredging project at the nation’s Port of Mucuripe, according to a document filing at the country’s official gazette released in early February. Under the terms of the contract, Jan de Nul’s Brazilian subsidiary, Jan de Nul do Brasil Dragagem, will dredge an area near the access to the pier and the port’s new passenger terminal to between 10 to 13 meters (32.8 to 42.6 feet). Jan de Nul was awarded the contract after winning a tender and will receive BRL 20.4 million ($6.25 million US) to complete the project.