Trelleborg Gets Big Fender Order for Qatar New Port
Trelleborg Engineered Systems contracted to supply fenders to New Port Project (NPP) in Qatar
After five years spent working closely with the construction company, Trelleborg has secured the $24.5 million (19.5million) contract.
The deal is approximately three times larger than any other marine fender contract previously placed and is due for delivery commencing at the end of 2012 and completion in early 2015. The $7.1billion (5.8billion) value port project is currently the world's largest greenfield port-development project.
Trelleborg will supply the New Port Project with 829 fender systems, including 557 super cone fenders for the ports marine services terminal, container terminals (one is part of phase one, and two further terminals ready for future development), flour mill and main vehicle terminal.
Each of the container terminals at the new Doha Port will have the capacity to accommodate the worlds largest container vessels.
139 ANP Arch rubber fender systems will also be supplied for the port marine services terminal and the vehicle terminal ro-ro ramp. 111 UE-V 250 X 3000 rubber fender systems are to be installed in the coast guard terminal, and finally, 22 SeaGuard foam filled fenders for a future terminal.
Trelleborg will also supply bollards and ladders for the New Port. 606 Trelleborg bollards will be supplied for the port marine services terminal, the three container terminals, the flour mills terminal, the vehicle terminal, the livestock terminal, the offshore supply base terminal, the coast guard terminal, the general cargo terminal and the cruise terminal.