The construction of the Maimon tourist sea port terminal is progressing well
PUERTO PLATA. – The construction work of the modern terminal for cruise tourism is progressing well, with a multi-million-dollar investment in the Bay of Maimon Judicial District by the company Carnival Corporation. Since last month five barges have arrived at the scene, dredges on behalf of the U.S. firm Orion Constructions which is the winner of the tender by the Carnival Corporation to undertake the construction of this important cruise terminal planned to be opened in mid 2014 and next year will be operating in the province of Puerto Plata.
As revealed by the director of the District Board of Maimon, Ramon Saldaña , showed great enthusiasm when heavy machinery began their work five days ago, the work of tracing the main avenue and in which a large number of employees work day and night in the construction of several contiguous areas of the terminal. Also, the chief executive of the company Baez and Rannik ( B & R ) , which is the Dominican counterpart of Carnival Corporation; said that about 250 thousand cruise passengers will come to this area in the first year of operation of the terminal Maimon, which accordingly will spend approximately $ 8 million to go ashore from the Atlantic.
Mr. Jeffrey Rannik , reiterated that during the second year of operation of the terminal in Maimon Bay, the number of visitors would double, then spending about 682 million pesos, which will undoubtedly inject dynamism into the economy of the North along the coast . While merchants and business owners in Maimon expressed a sigh of relief that this terminal will generate a lot of jobs, so they are preparing to remodel and expand fishmongers and existing dining in the area to provide better services to all foreign tourists and domestic visitors.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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