Van Oord Bags Surabaya Port Contract, Indonesia

Van Oord has been awarded a contract for dredging and maintenance work for the western access channel to the port of Surabaya in Indonesia.

The client is Indonesian port company PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Persero). The contract is worth over $68.4 million. Project execution will start in May 2014 and will last 10 months, followed by a two-year maintenance period.

The Surabaya project involves widening the existing channel to 150 metres and deepening it to -13 metres. A total of more than 10 million m3 silt will be removed and dumped at sea.

Furthermore, one or two shipwrecks must be removed. Annual maintenance for a two-year period is part of the contract. Van Oord will be deploying a large and a medium-large trailing suction hopper dredger.

Surabaya is the capital of Eastern Java and the second largest city in Indonesia. The city lies on the northern shore of the island at the mouth of the Kalimas River and is an important port. The widening and deepening of the access channel will boost further economic development of the port.

The latest contract was signed during a mission led by Melanie Schultz van Haegen, the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment. This delegation visited Jakarta and Surabaya from 30 March to 4 April, inclusive.

Van Oord is currently involved in several projects in Indonesia, among which: construction of a large container port in Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, expansion of the harbour for the Manyar Port Terminal, maintenance of the access channel to the port of Bengkulu.

 

vanoord, April 7, 2014

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