VolkerStevin has been appointed by the DIO as the principal contractor on the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Base Porting Infrastructure Project. Volker Staal en Funderingen is a subcontractor for the piling of the foundation piles.
The design and build contract, which is worth £34.4m, is to reconstruct the secure tidal berth on the Middle Slip Jetty at Her Majesty's Naval Base Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth), which will house the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers.
- 100 vertical piles (∅1080x16 mm) with a weight of approximately 15 tons and a maximum length of 34 meters.
Included is also the use of our special piling traverse with piling-frames and all horizontal and vertical transport.