Romania: Van Oord Confirms Port of Constanta Dredging Deal
The Romanian Ministry of Transport has awarded Van Oord the contract to extend the jetty in the Port of Constanta.
The project will commence in May 2013, with completion planned for April 2015.
Constanta is the largest Romanian port on the Black Sea. Van Oord will be extending the jetty by 1,100 metres in water 26 metres deep. A total of more than 3 million tonnes of stone will be placed.
Van Oord is also preparing a detailed design for the client. The work will be done using a side-stone dumping vessel and cranes.
The extension of the existing jetty is crucial for the Port of Constanta. The project will boost the port’s commercial role in the region, as well as safety conditions for the ships entering the port.
Press Release, February 5, 2013