ASRY has awarded the design and build contract for the construction of a 1,380-metre quay wall to Bahrain-based Nass Contracting. The $80 million contract comprises the construction of a 1,200m quay wall, with a water depth of up to 12m, designed to receive 300,000 DWT vessels as well as a 180m berth for 40,000 DWT vessels.
The quay wall, which will have the first 400m delivered by end of next year, will be fully operational by the end of 2011. It will be equipped with all services, utilities, and crainage required for providing efficient alongside repairs. The project also includes the construction of all support facilities and infrastructure necessary to ensure a high level of reliability for ASRY.