Jan De Nul NV is part of a consortium that is responsible for the expansion of the port of Kingston. In 25 months the access channel and the port basin will be deepened, and the berths on the existing quay walls will be reinforced and renovated. Hence, the port will be able to provide access to larger container vessels , which will find their way to the region more easily thanks to the expansion of the lock complex in the Panama Canal.
For the dredging activities Jan De Nul NV will mobilize 6 vessels, namely the cutter suction dredger Marco Polo with four accompanying split barges and the trailing suction hopper dredger Pedro Alvares Cabrál. It is the fourth project in Jamaica for Jan De Nul. “We are very pleased that once more we have gained the confidence to play an important role in the further development of this port,” says Dominique Bombaert, Area Manager at Jan De Nul Group.
About Jan De Nul
People and global expertise. These are the corner stones of Jan De Nul Group’s success. Thanks to its skilled employees and the world’s most modern fleet, Jan De Nul Group is a leading expert in dredging and marine construction activities, as well as in specialized services for the offshore industry of oil, gas and renewable energy. These core marine activities are further enhanced by Jan De Nul Group’s in-house civil and environmental capabilities offering clients a complete package solution.
Our professional and innovative solutions are trusted across the industry. Whether it concerns the construction of the new locks in the Panama Canal or a new port complex in Western Australia, together with our customers, we build for further economic development.
- On September 12, 2016