Recently, CHEC received the official project delivery certificate issued by the owner, which marks the smooth completion of the Sokhna second container terminal hydraulic engineering project in Egypt.
The project is located in the Suez Special Economic Zone in Egypt and is invested by Dubai Global Ports. The main components include dredging, backfilling (foundation treatment), quay structure, revetment, terminal office, substation, stacking yard and ancillary facilities such as water and electricity.
Since the official start of the project on March 1, 2018, the project team has defied all odds, carried forward the tradition of “daring to fight and capable of fighting”, and overcome a lot of difficulties, such as great schedule pressure, complicated geological conditions, obstacles to organization and coordination, and the difficult task of overseas epidemic prevention and control . From the overall design planning to the construction site details, the project team has always focused on the progress target points and targeted at the points where quality and efficiency can be improved. After 1,037 days of hardwork, the project has been successfully completed, with high-quality reports of "60,000 cubic meters of earth and stone excavation per day’’, ‘’2.9 kilometres of diaphragm wall in 210 days", "1,463 meters of parapet in 90 days ", "output value exceeded 100 million yuan for 4 consecutive months".
The project has received widespread attention from Egyptian Prime Minister, President of the Special Economic Zone, Minister of Transport, Minister of Investment and other politicians, as well as local construction units, Egyptian architecture colleges and universities. The good performance of the project has increased the popularity of CHEC and won unanimous recognition in the Egyptian and North African markets. After its delivery, the project will significantly increase the container throughput capacity of the Sokhna Port Area, expand the capacity of the Suez Special Economic Zone, greatly facilitate regional logistics and transportation, and boost the construction of the Suez Canal Corridor and the rapid economic and social development of Egypt as a whole.