This will involve surveying various port assets, reporting findings and monitoring compliance with all prevailing regulations. Assets include docks, quays, jetties and other structures. Up until now, these tasks have been carried out by Rotterdam City Council.
The contract was awarded to Fugro by the Port of Rotterdam Authority’s Structural Asset Management department. This department is responsible for maintaining all quays, docks, sea jetties, bridges, locks and pipelines for both commercial and public purposes.
At the end of 2012, the Port Authority was responsible for over 65 km of quayside, 17 sea jetties, 39 dolphins, 20 buoys, 90 pontoons and 85 inland jetties.