“Basseterre, St. Kitts,August 23, 2019 (SKNVIBES): “
DESPITE the cost overrun issue, Minister of Public Infrastructure, Hon. Ian Liburd said construction work being carried out on the second cruise pier at Port Zante is 90 percent complete.
That statement came as the project is expected to be completed by the September 23 target date ahead of the 2019-2020 Cruise Season.During a recent media tour of the facility, Minister Liburd told reporters that the piling and concrete works are 100 and 85 percent complete, respectively.
“The water supply lines are installed, I am also advised, and the pier construction is 90 percent complete. I said all of that to say that we are on schedule, I am advised, barring any adverse conditions.”He also said that it is heartwarming that some 90 percent of the 125-strong workforce on the construction site is primarily locally based.