Boskalis contracted for dredging harbour access channel to new port facility in St Petersburg, Russia
Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a contract by CJSC Baltstroy for the dredging and construction of the Bronka Port shipping channel in St Petersburg, Russian Federation.
The total value of the contract amounts to approximately 130 million euro.
New port facility Bronka
The project involves the construction of a 6 kilometer long shipping channel, turning basin and berth pockets for the new port facility 'Bronka' in St Petersburg.
A total volume of 16 million cubic meters of clay, silt and sand will be dredged using a wide range of equipment including medium sized trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers and backhoe dredgers.
The project is due to commence in spring 2014 and is expected to be completed late 2015.Under construction-port of Bronka is situated close to the St.Petersburg storm surge barrier. The black dotted line is the route of shipping channel that will connect Bronka port to the main sea port channel.
Bronka is a new port facility currently being constructed to increase the container throughput capacity in the St Petersburg region.
This contract comes in addition to the Bronka port land reclamation contract that was awarded to Boskalis in June 2013, which is currently being executed.
(read more on this website:
Boskalis awarded land reclamation project for new port of Bronka, St Petersburg, Russia, 21 June 2013)
Royal Boskalis Westminster NV is a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors.
With a versatile fleet of over 1,100 units it operates in around 75 countries across six continents. Including its share in partnerships, Boskalis has more than 11,000 employees.
This news item is based on the press release published on the website of Boskalis.
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