Diyar Al Muharraq announces successful completion of land reclamation works
Posted on 10th December 2014
Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the leading urban developers in the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced the completion of land reclamation works for the whole of the project.
With the land reclamation work of Diyar Al Muharraq concluded, the shore protection rock armour work is near completion and is expected to be finished by the 1st quarter of 2015. Diyar Al Muharraq assigned the joint venture company “Great Lakes Nass” for the reclamation and shore protection services for the project. The work started in November 2006 and the reclamation for the project was achieved well on target.
Following the completion of land reclamation works, “Great Lakes Nass” hired the world’s largest submersible barge (300 metres long x 90 metres wide) to ship their dredgers and other equipment to Suez Canal in Egypt.
Commenting on the successful completion of all land reclamation works, Dr. Maher Al Shaer, Chief Executive Officer of Diyar Al Muharraq said: “This is a milestone for Diyar Al Muharraq as years of effort and perseverance have brought us to this point wherein a vital and enormous part of the project has been completed well within the stipulated time. We recognize the significance of the enormous efforts taken by “Great Lakes Nass” during this critical period and convey our genuine appreciation to them. We are extremely proud as, though this was expected it is nevertheless a highly commendable accomplishment that exemplifies our commitment and dedication to all our investors and stakeholders. The professionalism, work efficiency and the rate of completion that we performed at, along with the unwavering support and cooperation of all our contracted partners and investors, was the reason that all the work was achieved on target.”
Dr. Maher Al Shaer elaborated on the significance of the milestone and said: “With the completion of all land reclamation works undertaken, Diyar Al Muharraq’s partnership with “Great Lakes Nass” has resulted in total success and we now shift our focus to the construction of primary infrastructure and the construction of building projects. From here on, we can look forward to a fast approaching future, one in which we implement our progressive vision of providing solutions that combine high-end technology and innovative designs with the highest of standards to cater to the needs of the people; all this enveloped in an environment that exudes Bahraini and Arabian culture and lifestyle.”
“At this pivotal juncture, we take a moment to look back at all our great accomplishments so far to inspire ourselves to the next phase of the landmark project that Diyar Al Muharraq is. We are extremely ambitious in the impact that Diyar Al Muharraq will have in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in terms of the significant benefits it will provide to the economy of the Kingdom through the trade, commerce, hospitality and tourism sectors and subsequent to the completion of all works on target, we continue to strive towards exceeding those expectations and cementing our status as leaders at the forefront of urban development in the Kingdom” he added.
“Great Lakes Nass” is a joint venture company of the renowned international organization Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC (“Great Lakes”) and the Bahraini company, AA Nass Contracting WLL. It combines the land reclamation expertise of Great Lakes with the proven capability of the Nass Group in carrying out rock protection works. The land reclamation work in Diyar Al Muharraq is “Great Lakes Nass” latest venture together after its success in reclaiming the Khalifa bin Salman Port, the Industrial Area in Hidd, and the resort project of Durrat Al Bahrain.
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