Canaport LNG Import Terminal

Location: St. John, New Brunswick, Canada
Owner: Repsol YPF / Irving Oil
Completion Date: January 1, 2008
Categories: LNG, Liquids & Petrochemical Terminals, Environmental Dredging, Construction

The Kiewit-Weeks-Sandwell Joint Venture was awarded a contract for the design and construction of an offshore LNG import terminal in the Bay of Fundy to accommodate vessels up to 264,000m3 (Q-Max) which included the following scope of work:

Fabrication and installation of 16 each steel tubular jacket structures and deck sections weighing in excess of 300 tons with the Weeks 532, 350-ton crane barge, in water depths up to 125 feet with a 28 foot tide fluctuation. Installation of sixty each 36” and 50” diameter steel pipe piles up to 200 feet long with the Weeks 526, 350‑ton crane barge. Drilling and grouting rock sockets up to 40 feet deep below the tip of the piles and grouting the annulus between the jacket legs and piles with the Weeks 532 and Weeks 750 jackup barge. Fabrication and erection of composite steel/concrete trestle superstructure units. Cast in place concrete for loading platform and dolphin decks. Supply and installation of fenders, mooring hooks, walkways, and vessel access gangway.

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