Dublin Port’s New Qualification System

The Dublin Port Company is establishing a Qualification System for Civil/Marine Engineering Contractors so that tender competitions can be conducted (under a negotiated procedure) for the works projects in connection with the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR).

While the system is of indefinite duration the initial date for application in order to be considered for the 1st round of contracts is 12:00 on October 30, 2015.


The Qualification System will include but not be limited to the following elements of work:

  • (a) Alexandra Basin — Dismantling of infrastructure and removal of infill material; Quay wall refurbishment/construction (designed to accommodate future dredging to a level of -15.0 m CD); Installation of Ro-Ro ramps; Ro-Ro jetty construction; Dredging of basin and berths to -10.0 m Chart Datum (CD); Treatment of contaminated dredged material and reuse as infill on-site; Excavation and restoration of Graving Dock No 1; Infilling of Graving Dock No 2 with treated dredged material; Relocation of ore concentrates loading operations to Alexandra Quay West Extension; Development of cultural heritage interpretative space.
  • (b) Existing Berth 52/53 — Dismantling and removal of existing infrastructure; Infilling of existing Berth 52/53 with treated dredged material; Raising of existing surface levels by approx. 1.4m; Quay wall construction; Mooring jetty construction; Installation of Ro-Ro ramp.
  • (c) Navigation Channel — construction of surge protection/retaining wall at Poolbeg Marina.
  • (d) Treatment and Reuse of Material — The dredged material recovered from Alexandra Basin West will be treated and transported by barge to a treatment facility adjacent to Berth 52/53. It will be stabilized and modified to improve the engineering properties of the material, to allow its reuse as fill material for reclamation works identified within the Port.

DPC reserve the right to include additional ancillary works or enabling works as required to deliver the ABR Project.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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