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

Project Number:

5114AP
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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 enable Ultra Large Container Ships having a maximum design draught of 15.5m to navigate in and out the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals at all tides.

Project Office in Civil Engineering and Development Department:

Civil Engineering Office, Fill Management Division

Consultant:

Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Ltd

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 2020.

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 enable Ultra Large Container Ships having a maximum design draught of 15.5m to navigate in and out the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals at all tides.
Commencement Date: 30 August 2013
Completion Date: 2020
Contract Sum: $447 million
Contractor: China International Water & Electric Corporation
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