Jamaican Cabinet approves millions to install floating pier

Port Royal

The Jamaican Cabinet has approved US$7.4 million for the supply, installation and commissioning of a sea walk floating pier for cruise ships at legendary town of Port Royal.

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator Ruel Reid told a post-Cabinet press briefing that Cruise Ventures AS has been awarded the contract to build the per.

In March this year, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, announced Cabinet’s approval of the development of a cruise-ship terminal at Port Royal, creating a platform for the restoration of the sector in the historic town. Which has well over 500 years of history.

A key component of the proposed development is restoration of historical sites in Port Royal, including the Old Naval Hospital, Fort Charles, the Admiralty houses and Fort Rocky.

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