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A new Fishing Port in Durres, Albania

Description:   Installation of AZ20-700 sheet piles.
Location:   Durres, Albania
Machines:   PVE 2323VM & PVE 500 power pack
Date:   Start December 2013 – September 2014
In 2011 a tender was opened for a new fishing port in Durres, Albania. The Austrian Strabag AG company, together with Pomgrad Engineering Ltd. won this tender in december 2013 for foundation and construction activities. The port of Durres contains cruise, ferry, freight and fishing sections and is the biggest port of Albania. 

In May 2013 the Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha attended the inauguration of the commencement of works for the construction, an investment worth over 12 million euros. The Republic of Albania has received a loan from the Islamic Development Bank toward the cost of construction of the new Durres Fishing Port Project.

The port will have a capacity of about 130 for anchoring fishing vessels, surface and ground water and a basin of 10 acres. Port construction, according to a contemporary project, respecting all environmental conditions, will radically improve working conditions for fishermen, and will create new employment opportunities for about 700 people, the hunting of fish and 1,000 employees in the infrastructure to support marketing and processing of fish.

In March 2014 Dieseko Group and Arcelor Mittal delivered equipment and sheet piles. The AZ20-700 type sheet piles were driven by a PVE 2323VM Variable Moment Vibratory Hammer. This Hammer was powered by a PVE 500 Power Pack. A Dieseko mechanic engineer assisted executing the job as also our Croation distributor A.B.I.S did servicing the set during the rental period of 6 months. Dieseko is pleased to announce this successful project and congratulates all concerned companies.

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