Boskalis Secures €80M Land Reclamation Contract in Indonesia

Boskalis Makassar

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by KSO Ciputra Yasmin to construct the land for the Centre Point of Indonesia Project located off the coast of Makassar.

The contract value is approximately EUR 80 million.

Work is scheduled to begin in the coming months and will last two years. Boskalis will deploy a mega trailing suction hopper dredger for the reclamation activities.

The project involves the construction of five artificial islands off the coast of Makassar. Approximately 75 hectares of land will be reclaimed using 9 million cubic meters of sand sourced from offshore borrow areas. The islands will be protected by rock revetments.

The construction of the five islands marks the first phase of a prestigious development by KSO Ciputra to provide high-quality waterfront land for both residential and commercial use. This land reclamation project is driven by the necessity to create land to accommodate population growth in a densely populated region.

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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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