DMC starts 3.5km quay walls work

DUBAI — Dubai Maritime City(DMC) has signed a contract with Van Oord/Belhasa Six JV for the construction of 3.5km of quay walls with water depths of up to 10m at high tide. The completion of the quay wall is expected to take 20 months, and will be conducted in a phased manner starting with the industrial precinct.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Wed 8 Mar 2006, 9:51 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 3:31 PM

Other construction phases of the industrial precinct includes preparation of the ship lift area, which is ongoing. The quay wall of the industrial precinct will be finalised by the end of the year when other phases will follow.

The area is cordoned by walls and is planned around two separate basins around 12 to 14 metres deep. The first one will be a rectangular shipyard basin measuring approximately 600m long by 450m wide. Berthing facilities are provided to the North, South and East of the site and two shiplifts of 6000 tonne capacity and 3000 tonne capacity will be provided to the West of the basin.

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