McConnell Dowell is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the design and construction of a 100m wharf extension and associated works at Main Wharf North, Port Nelson.

This is an exciting project for McConnell Dowell, building on our extensive track record in wharf design and construction throughout Australasia. This is an exciting project for McConnell Dowell, building on our extensive track record in wharf design and construction throughout New Zealand, Pacific, Australia and South East Asia. Our Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ETI) division has specialist marine capability which we have leveraged to deliver a superior design solution to our client.

The works consist of:

  • Design of the new wharf structure.
  • Demolition and removal of the existing wharf structure.
  • Construction of new wharf structure and all other finishing off works required for the new wharf to be put to service.

Port Nelson Limited provides core port services and property management services to help promote the economic prosperity of the region. The new facilities will allow visits by larger container and cruise vessels and will increase the port's resilience in a major earthquake.

Fraser Wyllie, Managing Director for New Zealand and the Pacific says, “We look forward to working with Port Nelson to safely deliver another world-class quality marine project to help increase economic prosperity and resilience for the region.”

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Port of Nelson