UK Port Completes Quay Project

17 October 2010 (Last Updated October 17th, 2010 18:30)

Construction of a £33.5m ($53m) all-weather, deepwater quay at Peterhead, Scotland, has been completed. The facility boasts 16,000m2 of working area and water depths of 10m, capable of accommodating large vessels. The quay has a heavy lift capability of 500t and is capa

Construction of a £33.5m ($53m) all-weather, deepwater quay at Peterhead, Scotland, has been completed.

The facility boasts 16,000m2 of working area and water depths of 10m, capable of accommodating large vessels.

The quay has a heavy lift capability of 500t and is capable of skid ashore up to 2,500t.

The project is expected to increase the port authority’s revenue by 20% by 2012, and contribute £12m ($18m) to the local economy of the north-east, according to dredging today.com.