DEME’s job in Sri Lanka wraps up, dredging projects in West Africa move ahead

DEME Group’s Dredging & Infra segment today reported a turnover of 1.6 billion euro, 5% higher than a year ago. Orderbook increased 33% – compared to a year ago.

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DEME said that the segment finished the works on a container terminal in Sri Lanka and continued working on several projects in West Africa and maintenance dredging projects in India.

Also, the segment continued capital dredging and land reclamation works for the extension of the Port of Abu Qir in Egypt and executed dredging and reclamation works in Abu Dhabi deploying multiple trailing suction hopper dredgers and mega cutter suction dredgers.

In Saudi Arabia, the preparatory activities for the Oxagon Phase 2 project were immediately initiated following the contract award in the last quarter of the year.

The segment continued to perform under long-term maintenance dredging contracts in Europe including different seaports in Belgium.

In Germany, the segment added both maintenance and new capital dredging work, expanding its presence around the Elbe River between Hamburg and the North Sea.

The segment also completed the dredging works for a new container terminal in Gdansk in Poland, started dredging hard rock in the port of La Pallice in La Rochelle in France and continued the modernization works for the Port of Ravenna in Italy.