Martin Garcia Channel – dredging works – restriction to navigate
CARP, bi-national Commission from both countries Argentina –Uruguay, started dredging jobs of hard bottom at Martin Garcia Channel between Km92 / Km95
in order to increase depth on Channel upto 34 feet (first stage), dredge, pontoons, tugboats from Boskalis Dredging International company will be performing these dredging jobs.
Due to above Martin Garcia channel will be restricted for navigation up-down stream, Navigation on Channel will be restricted to 3 hours during mooring time and 3 hours during night time,
it will be coordinated with Uruguayan Control Centre CARMELO.
equipment involved :
Dredge “ MP 40 “
Barge “ TERRAFERRE 301 “
Barge “ TERRAFERRE 302 “
Tugboat “ TERRAMARE 1 “
Tugboat “ MATRERO “
As from mid of July 2018 and for a period of aprox 40 days, navigation on Channel will be only available from 2300 hrs untill 0600 hrs lt due to removal of hard bottom and rocks