Wasa to Dredge Hanhikivi Harbor

Titan-2, the main building contractor of Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant project, has signed a contract concerning the dredging of the harbor basin at Hanhikivi headland. The subcontractor is Wasa Dredging Ltd. 

The contract covers removal of soil and transportation of the dredged material to the marine spoil area.

This will be done in accordance with the water permits granted by the Regional State Administrative Agency of Northern Finland.

The work will begin this month and last approximately 4-6 weeks. Wasa Dredging will extract 200 000 cubic meters of soil from the harbor basin area.

Titan-2 and Wasa Dredging have agreed to keep the value of the contract undisclosed.

Dredging will cause temporary water turbidity and noise in the near surroundings. The turbidity caused by the construction work in the Hanhikivi headland sea area will be monitored with a continuous monitoring system, as stipulated in the water permit.

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