Demolition of monoliths

03 Jun 2024 / Visakhapatnam, India

A window period of 12 hours in daytime, in between sailing out of a vessel and berthing of next vessel at OR-I berth shall be taken, for demolition of monolith Nos13-16 of old OR-II by underwater controlled blasting until the completion of demolition of these monoliths.

It is requested to increase the utilization of OR-III berth during the window period as proposed above.

The respective oil companies are also requested to explore the possibilities of berthing of vessel at OR-I further towards East to reduce the number of window days required for demolition.

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Source: Visakhapatnam Port Authority Circular No.ITRA/SHP/FCIR/2024

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