Thursday, June 30, 2022

Neptune contracts delivery of the spreader pontoon for Femern link contractors

The vessel will be used for construction of the tunnel between Denmark and Germany. The main function will be back fulling of the tunnel elements with sand.

Femern Link Contractors, FLC, is the Joint Venture in charge of the Design & Construction of the immersed tunnel (Tunnel North Contract & Tunnel South Contract), the tunnel portals and ramps (Tunnel Portal and Ramps Contract).

The Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link will consist of a motorway and rail connection including a 18 km long tunnel that will allow travelling faster and safer between Scandinavia and continental Europe.

It will take less than 3 hours to travel by train between Hamburg & Copenhagen (currently, 4½ hours).

It will be the world’s longest immersed tunnel and the longest tunnel for both road and rail traffic.

The Owner, Femern A/S, has appointed FLC for the Design & Construction of the immersed tunnel & the tunnel portals and ramps.

The vessel also accommodates in total 30 people.

Delivery is scheduled Q2 2023.

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