Tender Announced for Stockholm Dredging

  • Business & Finance

Stockholms Hamn AB (Ports of Stockholm) has announced a tender for the dredging works in Stockholm, Nynashamn and Norvikudden.

This dredging contract will involve the following activities:

– Rock excavation of about 200,000m³;

– Excavation of rock fill of about 200,000m³;

– Excavation of friction soil of about 50,000m³;

– Excavation of soft masses of about 700,000m³.

The Port has sought permission to tip 900,000m³ of dredged material at sea and dumping will occur offshore, about 13 nautical miles from Stockholm – Norvik.

The top layer of dredged materials may contain diffuse pollutants, which may have to be taken care of on land. The quantity of contaminated soil is estimated to be 30,000m³.

Rock masses blasted away under the surface are to be used as construction materials for filling Utterviken area.

The tender deadline is January 15, 2015.

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Dredging Today Staff

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