CHEC won the bid for the Port Foundation and Breakwater Construction Project of Doha New Port of Qatar, on January 11. The value of the contract is around USD 880 million, with a construction duration of four and half years.
The project mainly includes container wharf, general cargo wharf, naval forces wharf, breakwater, etc. As for structural type, the wharf is a gravity type block wharf. The waterline of the wharf is 7,845m long and 6,500m3 of earth and stone will be excavated. Now the Employer has confirmed construction of the project will commence on January 24, 2011.
Construction of the project will exert far reaching effect on long-term development of CHEC in Qatar and even the Middle East region.
Source: chec, January 24, 2011