BAM Ritchies

Case Study: Dikkowita Fishery

Client: Ministry of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources, Sri Lanka

Engineer: Royal Haskoning

Main Contractor: BAM International

Location: Sri Lanka

Date: 2008 - 2011

BAM Ritchies carried out work as part of a joint venture with BAM International. The project scope of the joint venture comprised:

  • soil investigations and designs (marine and building/MEP)
  • construction of breakwaters
  • dredging, fill and reclamation
  • construction of quay wall
  • construction of piers/jetty
  • construction of slipway
  • construction of miscellaneous buildings
  • construction of new bridge
  • paving works
  • mechanical, electrical and plumbing works
  • miscellaneous supplies, tools, equipment

The particular BAM Ritchies elements included:

  • supervision of ground investigation
  • management and operation of the local
  • quarry producing armour, underlayer and core stone for the breakwater
  • management of transportation logistics for quarry products to site
  • underwater drilling and blasting of harbour mouth
  • installation of breakwater toe piles