Israel: PMEC Nabs Ashdod Port Contract
China Harbour Engineering Company unit PMEC (Pan-Mediterranean Engineering) has won the tender to construct the South Port in Ashdod, according to the Israel Ports Company.
The works include construction of a working quay, extension of the existing main breakwater by 600 meters, construction of 1,500 meters of secondary breakwaters, quays construction (with a main quay 800 meters in length and a 17.3 meter depth of water), construction of the storage and operating areas, and dredging.
“As I promised, two new ports will be built that will bring about competition and a reduction in the cost of living. Despite the threats and the pressures, the reform is progressing at full speed,” said Minister of Transport Yisrael Katz regarding this project.
June 24, 2014