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Providing Sufficient Water Depth for Kwai Tsing Container Basin and its Approach Channel
Providing Sufficient Water Depth for Kwai Tsing Container Basin and its Approach Channel

Brief Description of Project Scope:

Dredging of the sea-bed of the Kwai Tsing Container Basin and portions of Northern Fairway and Western Fairway (covering an area of about 428 ha) to 17.5 metres below Chart Datum.


Approved Project Estimate:

$488 million


Current Progress:

The works contract commenced on 30 August 2013.

The dredging works were substantially completed in April 2016.

The outstanding works were targeted for completion in 2017.


Project Office in Civil Engineering and Development Department:

Civil Engineering Office, Fill Management Division (Enquiry: 2762 5589)


Consultant:

Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Ltd


Contract:

Contract No. CV/2013/04
Scope: Dredging of the sea-bed of the Kwai Tsing Container Basin and portions of Northern Fairway and Western Fairway (covering an area of about 428 ha) to 17.5 metres below Chart Datum
Commencement Date: 30 August 2013
Completion Date: End 2017
Contract Sum: $369 million
Contractor: China International Water & Electric Corporation