VolkerStevin wants suppliers for £115m Dover port job

Grant Prior 5 years ago
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Volker Stevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW) is looking for local suppliers and subcontractors to work on its £115m Dover Western Docks Revival Development scheme.

The Volker Stevin Boskalis Westminster joint venture is main contractor on the job
The Volker Stevin Boskalis Westminster joint venture is main contractor on the job

The firm is holding a supplier event next week with client the Port of Dover in partnership with Constructionline.

VSBW has been appointed as the main contractor for the £115m marine structures and bridge contract of the Port of Dover’s flagship development.

Rob Coupe, Managing Director at VolkerStevin, said: “We are delighted to be awarded the contract by the Port of Dover to design and build this stage of the Dover Western Docks Revival.

“Our extensive experience in managing complex marine projects leaves us well qualified to deliver this significant scheme.

“We look forward to engaging with local contractors during our supplier engagement event who will be essential in helping us realise this project.’’

Boskalis Westminster will undertake dredging, reclamation and compaction work.

Paul de Jong, Managing Director of Boskalis Westminster Ltd, said: “We look forward to bringing our UK and international experience of dredging and related works to this prestigious, nationally significant infrastructure project and renewing our long association with the Port of Dover.”

Tim Waggott, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The Port is committed to playing its part in delivering the vision for the Dover Western Docks Revival, as the town continues to see an unprecedented level of investment.”

The event will take place on Tuesday April 4 at Cruise Terminal 1, Lord Warden Square, Dover, CT17 9EQ.

The day will begin at 3.00pm and finish at 8.00pm with meetings held in an informal first come, first served basis.

The event is free to attend, but all must register here

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