Angolan Capital and Maintenance Dredging Project - 19/08/2010
Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Soyo LNG port in Angola by Angola LNG Ltd. The total contract value is approximately EUR155 million in which Boskalis has a 50% share. Work is set to commence in 2010 and capital dredging is set to be completed by mid 2011. Included in the contract is an optional maintenance contract running from early 2012 until early 2014.
The capital dredging work scope includes the deepening and widening of the 4.5km access channel and port basins. The capital dredging involves the removal of approximately 11 million cubic metres of sand and clay and the project will be executed with medium-sized hoppers.
Besides dredging, Boskalis will also conduct a wide array of marine services ranging from installing and management of navigation aids through to hydrographic and land surveying activities.
The subsequent optional maintenance work of the access channel and basins is expected to be conducted with medium-sized hoppers. Boskalis executed also the initial capital dredging and reclamation works for the new LNG port on behalf of Angola LNG Ltd in 2008.
Last updated: 19/08/2010