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Methanol Marine Terminal Damietta Port
Dredging, Shore Protection & Marine Fixtures Installation

Owner: E-Methanex.

Engineer: Tichent.

Main Contractor: Petrojet.

Project Overview:

Methanex in Egypt operates a state-of-the-art methanol production facility located in Damietta, Egypt on the Mediterranean Sea that is among the most energy efficient methanol plants in the world with a production capacity of 1.3 million tonnes of methanol per year, primarily supplying domestic and European markets.

Our Scope of Works:

Dry excavation and installation of a deep well dewatering system to draw down water level to enable further dry excavation. ,

Levelling and slope protection and scour protection at depth -14.5 below sea level.

  • Dredging works for the Terminal area up to -14.00 m of total quantity 550,000 m3 and disposal of the dredged material to the designated off-shore dumping area using floating barges with clamshells and split barges.

  • Underwater slope levelling and rock slope protection.

  • Carry out the installation of the marine fixtures works for the Pulling Heads and the steel footpaths.

Project Duration: Oct. 2007 - May 2010.




Project Type

Ports & Marine Works


(30 months)

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