As part of the port infrastructure maintenance program and in order to meet the growing demand, the Port of Sept-Îles wanted an updated picture of its facilities to know the condition of the docks and take the necessary corrective measures. Docks 30-31, measuring 488 metres long, were built in 1962 and include buildings, pipelines, conveyors and a ship loader.

Client’s name
Port of Sept-Iles
Total cost of the project
25 M$
Project delivery methods
Traditional mode (Engineering – Project management – Monitoring)
Sept-Iles, Pointe noire

Nature des services

  • Inspection of docks 30-31;
  • Draft analysis and report;
  • Simultaneous engineering with an integrated design approach
Preparation of a master plan for the rehabilitation work;
Preparation and design of performance specifications;
Preparation and design of technical plans and specifications;
  • Project management;
  • Monitoring services
Quality control and assurance;
Inspection during the construction phase;
Environmental monitoring;
Marine mammal monitoring.

Specificities of the project

  • Extension and reinforcement of dock 31 with the addition of pilings;
  • Construction de 2 dolphins;
  • Concrete repair of docks 30-31;
  • Reinforcement of docks 30- 31 with the addition of rock-embedded pilings;
  • Modification of the mooring bollards to accommodate vessels of more than 16,000 tons.

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