Works included the dredging and excavation of some 45 million m³ of hard rock for the access channel, the land reclamation for a new 4.5 km² offshore naval base and the construction of two large, outer breakwaters comprising 4.5 million tonnes of rock in total. At peak times, about 1,600 people were working on the project.
NEW PORT PROJECT DOHA, QATAR
ON THE PROJECT AT PEAK TIMES
OF HARD ROCK EXCAVATED
In 2016 DEME also concluded works at the La Mer Jumeirah Open Beach project in Dubai. The reclaimed area of 2.9 million m² will comprise residential, commercial and leisure facilities and is mainly situated on three peninsulas reclaimed by DEME along Dubai’s Jumeirah beachfront.