Extension of the Airbus Production Site in Hamburg for the planned assembly of the Jumbo Airliner A380


Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany, Department of Port and River Engineering.


Organisation for Realisation Finkenwerder mbH


German consortium headed by: Josef Möbius Bau- Aktiengesellschaft

Reclamation by German, Danish and Dutch Subcontractors


Reclaimed area: 160 ha, (395 acre)

Reclaimed Volume: 12.2* 106 m3 (el. Measurement during dredging)

Project duration: 2001.04.01 - 2002.11.20

HMT Scope of Work

Progress monitoring and control of dredging operations

Calculation and documentation of:

  • Volumes and masses (for down payment)

  • Transport distances (for down payment)

  • All operational periods, e.g. sailing, dredging, discharging (for down payment)

  • Position and depth of all dredging elements (for authorities)

  • Sand delivery sites and dredged quantities (for authorities)

  • Performance of the desalination processes (for authorities)

  • Discharge method and location (for planning staff)