Van Oord to Develop Baku International Sea Trade Port in Azerbaijan
Van Oord signed a contract with the Ministry of Transport of Azerbaijan for the new Baku International Sea Trade Port in the Alat settlement in Azerbaijan. The dredging will be executed within 2 years’ time.
The project consists of dredging a navigation channel which will be 7 kilometres long and 160 metres wide and turning basin for the new port. In total, some 8.8 million cubic metres of material will be dredged and discharged. The port development in Baku will mean an important economic boost to the region.
Source: vanoord, February 22, 2011