Aktau is Kazakhstan’s main port on the Caspian Sea and serves as the major logistics base for the offshore oil fields. The ENKA-Bechtel joint venture signed the contract with Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Transportation for the Aktau Port rehabiliation project. The contract included elevating the port by two meters, replacing all the port utilities, and constructing a new 550 m pile supported quay, a new railroad, a port administation building and a 6,500 m² transit shed as well as additional auxiliary buildings. The port had to be kept operational throughout construction, which was completed in Sep tember 1999.
Aktau Port Rehabilitation
Scope of Work
LocationAktau, Republic of Kazakhstan
ENKA SCOPE OF SERVICES
Civil, structural, electrical works for the new quay, construction of administration buildings, roads, and underground structures such as drainage and sewerage facilities.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Kazakhstan’s main port on the Caspian Sea.