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Green Port Hull: one year on

October 16 - One year has passed since a dredging campaign began to create Siemens' UK based offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, installation and service facility at Associated British Ports' (ABP) Alexandra Dock in Hull.

The infill process at Alexandra Dock is now coming to an end, informed ABP, with dry land breaching the water's surface and providing foundations for the Siemens development, which has been dubbed Green Port Hull.

The dredging campaign will allow deeper-drafted vessels to call at ports along the Humber Estuary. As well as providing material for the infill activity, the dredged area aims to improve navigation for the wider estuary, added ABP. 

ABP's project team and engineers working for main contractor, GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group JV, have also stored sand for use during the 7 ha reclaim for the new quay. The reclaimed area will be used to store wind turbine components prior to loading onto installation vessels. 

In spring 2016 the dredging of the new berth pockets will begin, which will allow deeper-drafted wind installation vessels to come alongside the newly built quay walls.

The dredging activity is taking place alongside marine piling for the new quay wall, which will feature berths for three installation vessels, as well as the construction of the 60 m east lead-in jetty.

According to ABP head of projects - Humber, Simon Brett, the development is currently on schedule.

 

 

www.abports.co.uk

www.siemens.com

www.greenporthull.co.uk

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