CLIENT: Van Oord Middle East

TASK: Marine transportation and delivery of rock material. (1.2 million tons)

LOCATION: Dubai Water Front, UAE

Discharge Port: Palm Deira Site in UAE Kuwait

Van Oord Middle East to build and rebuild the Deira Islands. The Deira Islands is located off the coast of Dubai and the project scope entails finalizing the construction of the edge protection structures. The work involves shaping 8.5km of new beaches, 3.5km of quay walls, 9.5km of rock edges and 2km of breakwaters; to be completed within a two year contrctual time frame and cover work on two of the four islands that make up the project, Van Oord’s project will include the 4.5 square km south island, which will house a 4km stretch of waterfront big enough to accommodate up to 500 yachts and boats. It will also contain the new Night Souk, Deira Mall and the Deira Islands Towers and Boulevard containing more than 2,400 apartments, retail units and a 400,000 sq ft shopping and leisure promenade.