Fujairah Collage

Fujairah Collage
Some distinctive landmarks in Fujairah

Monday, May 24, 2010

See the Biggest Land Reclamation Project in the Emirates

In 2008 the Fujairah Bulk Shipping LLC won the largest land reclamation project in the UAE.

The project is called the ‘Northern Project Land Reclamation Site’ and it is located north of the Fujairah Port.

Since 2009 the company has been blasting gabbro rock from the Hajar Mountains and using it to reclaim land from the sea for the development of Fujairah’s oil industry.

Facts at a Glance
540 workers and specialists work on the project.

Work is carried out around the clock in two shifts.

Equipment is maintained by 18 welders, 12 mechanics, 14 tyre fitters.

The land area is 5 million square metres.

The reclaimed land will be 5 kilometres in length.

54 million tonnes will be needed to reclaim this land area.

16 tonnes of explosives are used daily.

Komatsu heavy equipment is being used.

100+ trucks are used on this project.

Trucks carry a weight of 50 tonnes 22 times a day.

2,500 truck trips every 24 hours.

Watch the Fujairah Bulk Shipping LLC Land Reclamation Project

This is an enormous project being carried out with innovation, top safety standards, a dedicated team and logistical expertise. Fujairah Bulk Shipping LLC is on Facebook.

Geoff Pound

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