Coordination between the federal, state and municipal governments is maintaining the beaches clean of sargassum, reported CGDEM Enrique Flores Morado, Deputy Director General of Oceanography, Hydrography and Meteorology of the Secretary of the Navy.
During a press conference in Cancun, the coordinator of the Sargasso Care Strategy on the coasts of Quintana Roo, specified that there are 4,252 meters of barrier installed in Xcalak, Mahahual, Tulum and Puerto Morelos, as well as two coastal sargascero vessels working in Puerto Morelos, one in Puerto Aventuras, one in Playa de Pescadores, one in Mahahual and one in Xcalak.
He mentioned that the coastal twill ships were designed and built by the Secretary of the Navy and five more twill ships are currently under construction at the Coatzacoalcos Shipyard, wuth the final assembly to be done in Chetumal.
Likewise, it was announced that during the period from January to July 2020, 9,130 tons of sargassum were collected on the beaches, of which 2,675 tons correspond to the month of May and 4,083 tons to June. He added that in the first half of the year, the most important quantities were presented in May and June, with a total of 6,758 tons.
Source: Radio Formula QR