Did you know that...
Residents from the Fontabelle area and surrounding districts suffered many sleepless nights as a result of the endless noise produced by the cutter suction dredger? Others moved to distant areas to escape the racket “before they became nervous wrecks”. When the Port was dredged in 2002, a similar piece of equipment operated with hardly a sound – a testament to the advances of modern technology.

Did You Know?

The ‘workhorse of the project’ to construct the Deep Water Harbour was a complicated, but especially effective piece of machinery called a cutter suct