Van Oord contract win in Indonesia
Van Oord and joint venture partner Boskalis have been awarded a contract by PT Muara Wisesa Samudra to design and construct an artificial island off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia.
The contract carries a value of approximately €350 million, of which EUR 175 million for Van Oord. The project involves reclaiming approximately 160 hectares of new land requiring in excess of 20 million cubic meters of dredged sand. Two jumbo trailing suction hopper dredgers will be deployed for the dredging and reclamation activities sourcing sand from local borrow areas. Work will commence immediately and the project is expected to be completed in 2018.