Jan De Nul Group Confirms Argentinian Deal
Compañía Sudamericana de Dragados S.A., a subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has been awarded a contract for capital and maintenance dredging in the port of Bahia Blanca, Argentina.
The contract value is approximately EUR 90 million and was acquired together with Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis). Jan De Nul Group’s share of the total contract is approximately EUR 45 million.
The project scope includes capital dredging and a five year maintenance contract to maintain the depth. The capital dredging work will be performed in 2012 and 5.5 million cubic meters firm soil will be removed with a large seagoing cutter suction dredger. This firm soil consists mainly of shale. The maintenance contract requires the annual removal of approximately 3.8 million cubic meters of silt, over a period of five years and will be carried out with a trailing suction hopper dredger and a water injection dredger.
Jan De Nul Group
Jan De Nul Group is especially well known for its dredging activities worldwide. Thanks to its skilled employees, technical expertise and ultramodern fleet, Jan De Nul Group ranks at the top of the international dredging industry, as well as being one of the largest civil engineering and environmental contractors.
All key activities, from design to execution, are carried out by its own engineers and equipment. The supporting services of the dredging, civil and environmental division enable Jan De Nul Group to perform large-scale projects to its clients’ satisfaction, whether this concerns a Palm Island in Dubai, an oil sludge treatment plant in Romania or the construction of the new locks in the Panama Canal.
Dredging Today Staff, February 24, 2012