First pile driven at petroleum jetty in Sierra Leone
Bunnik, the Netherlands, 31 July 2014 – BAM International and its South African joint-venture partner Stefanutti Stocks have driven the first pile for the construction of the petroleum jetty at the Kissy Oil Terminal of Freetown in Sierra Leone.
BAM and Stefanutti Stocks were awarded the contract or the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the petroleum jetty in December 2013. The hand-over of the jetty to client Petro Jetty Ltd is expected in February 2015.
The new petroleum jetty comprises a 240 metres steel trestle on steel piles, including a concrete offloading platform of 12 x 25 metres, four mooring dolphins, two breasting dolphins and a fender rack. For the top works, sister company BAM Leidingen & Industrie will engineer and supply the hose tower, the firefighting system and the piping and electrical part.
Further information: Arno C. Pronk, +31 (0)30 659 86 21.