Boskalis Nordic Today No. 01/2019


The location and naturally deep fairways of Norvik’s new port will make the port accessible to the Baltic Sea’s largest cargo vessels. Terramare is implementing a total of 1,140 metres of quay at the port.



the environment. The turbidity prevention period, which prevails in the area from the beginning of April to the middle of Septem- ber, means dredging is not possible. Dur- ing piling, turbid water has been removed at worksites in real time. “Constraints have presented their own challenges, but the weather, on the other hand, has favoured our major contract. We have completed the work stages, and the 437-metre steel pile foundation quay section 3−4 was delivered in May. The two other quay sections, the 361-metre retain- ing quay wall 5−6 and the 342-metre steel pile foundation quay 7, will be handed over by September,” says Kontio. Many of Terramare’s equipment units have been used in the Stockholm Norvik

Port quay contract, including backhoe dredgers, grab dredgers, drill platforms, work pontoons, piling units, self-propelled barges, slipform casting equipment and floating cranes. The logistics and servic-

ing of the equipment and accessories have played a significant role in the extensive, over two-year-long contract.


NORVIK PORT QUAY CONTRACT (PHOTO FROM MAY) A) Quay berth 3−4: 437 m, depth 17 m, steel pile foundation B) Quay berth 5−6: 361 m, depth 11 m, retaining quay wall C) Quay berth 7: 342 m, depth 11 m, steel pile foundation


VIEW OF STEEL PILE FOUNDATION QUAY berth 7’s stern door ramp site, in mid-April 2019.


THE LONGEST OF THE QUAYS, THE 437-METRE QUAY berth 3−4, with its massive deck structures. Pictured is the instal- lation of quay accessories under way.


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