This project is owned by Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) spanning between 2004 – 2011. The project included the construction of 2,400 m of quay wall split into two stages (1,200 m in each stage) with container terminals of 500 m width and overall length of 2,400 m. The two stages were split into several contracts and phases of execution.
EDECS completed several contracts totaling over 200 million LE (over $35 million) either as the main contractor or as a subcontractor for ARCHIRODON Constructions Overseas Co., China Harbor Engineering Company Egypt Ltd. (CHEC), and the Petroleum Projects & Technical Consulting Company (Petrojet). Pacer and Royal Haskoning Offices acted as the Client’s consultant.
Our scope of works with ARCHIRODON in Stage 1 (two contracts, totaling 26.6 million LE ) included;
- Phase 1 (9.2 million LE): excavating & dumping of 450,000 m3 and backfilling & compacting of 600,000 m3. High daily productivity rates of excavation and backfilling were 7,000 m3 and 4,000 m3, respectively.
- Phase 2 (17.4 million LE): dewatering and excavation of unsuitable material (to reach the basal sand layer) for 600,000 m3, backfilling and compaction, supply, placement, and compaction of 840,000 m3 of clean sand, supply, lay, and compact 800,000 m2 of 44 cm thick pavement layer consisting of the sand-cement batch mixture.
As the main contractor, we completed in 2014 the construction of the following buildings;
- steel shed area and service building of steel skeleton including reinforced concrete footing and all finishing works,
- wire mesh fence and infrastructure works including water, drainage and firefighting utilities, manholes, pump house, communication & electric utilities and fire alarm system.
In the second stage (Stage No. 2), our scope of work with Petrojet, (five contracts, totaling over 160 million LE; between 2010 – 2012) included;
- Contract No. 1 (64 million LE ): Our scope of works included, Dewatering, excavation and disposal of the excavated material (about 1,250,000 m3) and backfilling (about 1,200,000 m3) in 8 months.
- Contract No. 2 (50 million LE): constructing containers terminal on 180,000 m2. Our scope of work included;
- Dewatering, excavation, and disposal of the excavated material to dumping area for more than 1,900,000 m3
- Soil replacement using imported sand of total quantity 800,000 m3.
- Soil replacement using suitable excavated material stocked at the site with a total quantity of more than 200,000 m3
- Constructing a subbase layer of more than 67,000 m2
- Contract No. 3 (34.5 million LE): constructing container terminal on 145,000 square meters. Our scope of works included:
- Dewatering, Excavation, and disposal of the excavated material to dumping area for more than 1,300,000 m3
- Soil replacement using imported sand of total quantity 500,000 m3.
- Soil replacement using suitable excavated material stocked at the site of the total quantity of more than 350,000m3
- Constructing a subbase layer of more than 60,000m2
- Contract No. 4 (10 million LE ): Our scope of work included preparing the concrete shuttering, loading concrete, transporting, laying compacting, and finishing of sand cement concrete for a total area of 180,000 m2 (44 cm thick).
- Contract No. 5 (7 million LE ): Our scope of works included transporting and laying the blocks pavement on a screened sand layer of a total area of 175,000 m2 and providing a special machine for laying the blocks to get the best work quality.
In the second stage (Stage No. 2), our scope of works with China Harbor, (two contracts, totaling 8.3 million LE ) included;
- Contract No. 1 (3.6 million LE ): soil backfilling of 205,000 m3 for sea pockets area at up to -17 CD water depth, installation of 350 m long silt screen, removal of old protection, installation of underwater 5,355 m3 of sandbags at -17 CD water and installation of underwater geotextile and sand bags above to fix geotextile (of total area 3,660 m2).
- Contract No. 2 (4.7 million LE): dewatering & excavation of 158,000 m3 of soil 6.5 m deep using multi-stage wellpoint dewatering system and transport the excavated material to the disposal area and backfilling using imported sand of total quantity of 118,000 m3