The €300 million project is the biggest infrastructure project constructed in Cyprus in recent years, and has put the island on the global energy map.
Vitol Tank Terminals Vasiliko (VTTV) is the investor and operator of the facility with a storage capacity of 850,000m3, and the four import berths – with a capacity up to 180,000 TDW - now serve the vessels in the Mediterranean region.
Contractor requested NIRAS’ engineering services
The contractor, Joannou & Paraskevaides (Overseas) Limited (J&P), was awarded the contract to carry out engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a tank farm and load out facility at the south coast of Cyprus. J&P requested the engineering services for the conceptual and detailed design for the jetty works excluding topside facilities.
Marine jetty with four berths
Planning, engineering and detailed design of jetty structures and dredging works for the terminal located at an exposed location comprised:
- Approach trestle by steel girder structure 1,500 m in length from the coastline to the central platform at approx. 20m water depth.
- Central platform
- Access trestle by steel girder structure 200m in length going from central platform to each of the two loading platforms
- Two loading platforms
- Mooring and breasting dolphins for four berths
- Catwalks and gangways between platforms and dolphins
- Pipe supports along trestles and on each of the platforms
- Support structures for access platforms on platforms
- Dredging works