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Bahía Blanca Port Dredging

Work will involve dredging the port's access channel, as well as widening and deepening the channel connecting Bahía Blanca's Puerto de Ingeniero White and Puerto Galván terminals. With financing from Latin American development bank, CAF, the ultimate aim is to increase the port's draft to 50 feet (15.2m) from the current 45 feet. The new draft is expected to allow vessels to sail unrestricted, while the widening of two waterways seeks to make better use of docks located at the farthest end of Puerto Galván. A consortium comprised of Dutch service company Boskalis and Belgian service company Jan de Nul, through Compañía Sudamericana de Dragado, is in charge of the works.

Full Name Bahía Blanca Port Dredging
Project Type Dredging
Development Phase Under Construction
Project Status Active
Project Capacity  Dredging
Investment US$ 53mn
Completion Date 2013

Dredging work is planned for the Bahía Blanca port located in Argentina's Buenos Aires province.

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