Boskalis Bags €70 Million Land Reclamation Project in Bahrain

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Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today announced a contract award by the Ministry of Works of Bahrain in relation to the North Manama Causeway.

The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 70 million.

The causeway forms part of the Ministry of Works strategic plan to improve the existing road network by developing new road corridors to support the rapidly expanding economy of the country.

As part of this program, Boskalis will reclaim an area of approximately 130 hectares with an estimated volume of six million cubic meters of sand.

For the project, the company is planning to use two medium-sized trailing suction hopper dredgers.

Furthermore the construction includes rock revetment work for edge protection.

As Boskalis reported, the works are due to begin in the third quarter of 2019 and are expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2020.

 

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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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