Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Westport Site Visit_02.05.08

Went to Westport for a site visit of the construction of the Container Terminal 5 (CT5) with my Engineers on 02.05.08.

Sukhvinder, Kanaeshwaran, Wong, Raj & Janice.
With Mr. Lee CH (Resident Engineer) and Hardi (Asst Resident Enginer (ARE)

The construction of CT5 is part of the ongoing expansion project of Westport wharves development that is located at the northwestern shore of Pulau Indah, Klang, Selangor Darul Ehsan. The CT5 wharf which is 600m in length and 64m wide is connected to the port's container yard by three bridges. The bridges are of 90m in length and 18m wide. The structures are supported on piled foundation of spun concrete piles. The deck structure consists of precast crossheads, precast slab units and in situ concrete topping.

Putra Perdana Construction Sdn. Bhd. was awarded the construction works of the CT5 wharves on 16.07.07 and expected to complete the works on 31.08.08. The construction works includes marine and land piling; dredging; concreting for precast and in situ concrete; substation construction; installation of Panzerbelt system, fender units, bollards, crane rails and highmast; ancillary steel work; electrical and mechanical works, hydrant and water piping; drainage; revertment works and pavement works. To date 70 % of the works has been completed.

Piling works from barge

Fixing of pilecap reinforcement

Construction of bridge connecting the wharf
Construction of frontal panel of wharf
Mr. Lee standing next to a bollard

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