Van Oord wins dredging contract at Taiwan’s largest port

Van Oord wins dredging contract at Taiwan’s largest port

Van Oord has won a 130m Euro ($144.5m) contract from Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) for dredging at Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II at Taiwan’s largest port.

The company will dredge and reclaim some 37m cubic metres of sand to extend the Kaohsiung Port site, located on the South China Sea.

Preparations for undertaking the contract have already begun, Van Oord says. The project is set to be completed in January 2018.

Holly Birkett

Holly is Splash's Online Editor and correspondent for the UK and Mediterranean. She has been a maritime journalist since 2010, and has written for and edited several trade publications. She is currently studying for membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. In 2013, Holly won the Seahorse Club's Social Media Journalist of the Year award. She is currently based in London.

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