Congo Quay Project

Owner: SAIPEM CONGO
Client: SAIPEM ROME
Country: Pointe Noire - Congo
Period: 2011- 2012
TECON SOW: Detailed design for reconstruction and extension of a container quay
Work description

The project includes:

  •  Existing G1 and G2-G3 quay reconstruction (development of 243 and 290 m)
  •  Extension of new quay G4 with front of 275m.

The main characteristics are the following:

Quay level above average sea level     ~ +3.5 m CM
Water depth in front of the quay dredged to ~ -15.0 m (-17.0 m extreme level)
Allowable distributed load in quay area  3 ton/m2
Main and anchor structure  made up by combi wall on front and anchor sheet-piles
Yard equipment crawler crane, mobile crane and multiwheels
Tecon services
  • Basic and detailed design of the container quay
  • Construction specifications