Posted on November 2, 2015
The contractor for the Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant, Titan-2, has awarded a contract for dredging of the harbour basin at Hanhikivi to Wasa Dredging Oy Ltd.
The contract covers removal of soil and transportation of the dredged material to a marine spoil area in accordance with permits granted by the Regional State Administrative Agency of Northern Finland.
The work was due to begin in October and last approximately 4-6 weeks. Dredging work will be carried out around the clock. Wasa Dredging will extract 200,000m3 of spoil from the harbor basin.
A contractor for other hydraulic construction work, including dredging a 1.8km long navigation channel and construction of the harbor area and cooling water intake structures, will be awarded in the spring of 2016.