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Container terminal extension has been in progress for 12 months. Check out the video: https://youtu.be/ueA_DOouWdE .
The casting of container quay 20.4.2017
New Container Quay 20.4.2017
The extension of the Petäjäs bulk quay is close to being finished.
Building the new container quay
View from the north to the container quay
Land filling to get new yard area in the container terminal
The last quay elements were sunk by the end of January 2017.
Work has continued despite the winter weather
The last quay elements were sunk by the end of January 2017. The huge crane used in moving the elements was soon taken apart and shipped elsewhere.
Men & crane at work
Quay elements at the horizon
Quay element was just sunk
Sinking a quay element
New field space ready next to the current container quay
Container terminal construction site in December
Coming up new terminal space. 80 % of rock blasting work is now ready.
The supporting elements will be sunk between the larger 250 tonnes elements.
A huge crane in use
Diving work to ensure the quality of the underwater construction
Underwater work at the the container quay before inserting the base elements.
The 1st element.
The 1st element of 15 meters & 250 tonnes got into place.
Looking good at the construction site
Let's celebrate. Construction site has been busy for over 5 months now. As a result, all of the 71 quay base elements are now ready.
The final stretch. Almost all 36 base elements for the new container quay are ready.
Machinery at work
Rock dump trucks waiting for a load to be carried to the new container quay construction site.
Aerial view from the grain silos to the container terminal construction site.
A row of base elements to be used for the new container quay.
Construction site on the western part of the container terminal
Vessel traffic is able to operate as usual despite of the construction site.
Several dump trucks are used for moving the rocks to the container terminal.
Rock dump truck & machinery at the new container quay construction site.
Construction site strecthes to the western part of the container terminal.
At the moment, 13 of the new container quay base elements are finished. The total amount will be 36.
Rock is transported from the northern part of the Port of Rauma to the expanding container terminal.
Massive machinery / trucks are used at the construction site.
These 15 meter bold constructions are made of concrete. They will create the base for the new container quay.
Container traffic continues as usual despite of the construction work of the expanded container quay & terminal.
Keeping busy with the container terminal expansion work.
Rock blasting at the northern part of the port has started. Several trucks are transporting the rock to the new container quay which will be filled with 500 000 tonnes of rock.
Making the base elements for the new container quay
Tons of metal needed when building the base elements for the new container quay.
Dredging with the massive dredger Hector (10 m3).
Dredging the base of the container quay expansion at Port of Rauma
Work begins. Getting ready the construction site at the container quay.
Visualisation of the finished extended container terminal & container quay in 2017.
Aerial view of the Port of Rauma in 2014.
Aerial view of the Port of Rauma in 2014 before the construction started at the container quay.
Visualisation of the finished extended container terminal & container quay in the end of 2017.