The Federal Marine and River Transport Agency has announced that Jan de Nul has completed the first phase of dredging operations in Sabetta Port.
From August 2 until October 9, the company dredged 10 mln cbm of material.
The dredging project is scheduled for completion in 2016. During the 2014-2016 period, the fleet of Jan De Null is expected to dredge up to 70 million cbm of material. The seaway canal will be 49 km long, 295 m wide and 14 m deep.
Port Sabetta will be capable of handling gas carriers with length of up to 300 m, width of up to 50 m and cargo tanks capacity of up to 170,000 cbm.
Press Release, October 14, 2013