• 2016 September 6 15:15

    DEME awarded contract for Freetown Terminal Extension Project in Sierra Leone

    A consortium including the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME, the French construction group Eiffage and Eiffage’s subsidiary RMT Clemessy has been awarded a 47 million euros contract for the extension of the Freeport Terminal in Sierra Leone.

    DEME will be responsible for the soil improvement, reclamation and compaction works, as well as for the deepening of the existing and future container berths. Specialised equipment will be deployed during the different construction phases of this EPC contract. The Freetown Terminal, operated by the French group Bolloré Transport & Logistics, is undergoing an expansion programme that calls for the construction of a new 270 meter quay to accommodate vessels with a draft of 13 meters.

    The Bolloré group intends to increase the total capacity of the container terminal to 750,000 TEUs. Works started recently and are expected to be completed in August 2018.

    About DEME

    The Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME is an international market leader for complex marine engineering works. Building on more than 140 years of experience and know-how, DEME has organically moved into several related sectors, such as the financing of marine engineering and environmental projects, executing complex EPC related marine engineering projects including civil engineering works, the development and construction of renewable energy projects, providing services for the oil, gas and energy sector, the decontaminating and recycling of polluted soils and silts, the harvesting of marine resources, etc. Thanks to an integrated company structure, DEME strongly emerges as a 'global solutions provider' which offers its clients overall solutions. DEME has the most modern, high-tech and versatile fleet. DEME Group has 4,600 employees worldwide and achieved a turnover of 2.35 billion euros in 2015. 

    About Eiffage

    Eiffage is one of Europe's leading construction and concessions companies. The Group's activities are organised on the basis of the following business lines: construction, property development, civil engineering, metal, roads, energy and concessions. Thanks to the experience of more than 64,000 employees, Eiffage generated revenues of €13.9 billion in 2015, including 19% outside France. For




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