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Van Oord secures £66M Dubai deal

Dubai-based developer Nakheel has appointed Van Oord to undertake a major coastal reclamation and defence project at Deira Islands in Dubai.

The AED387M (£66M) contract involves construction of beaches, quay walls and breakwaters for 23.5km of new coastline for the new 15.3km2 waterfront city.

The two-year contract includes 8.5km of beaches, 3.5km of quay walls and 9.5km of rock revetments at two of the four Deira Islands.

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