New Port of Galway Redevelopment: Stages

It is proposed that the development be broken down into 4 stages. The stages of development are as detailed below:

New Port of Galway Redevelopment Stage 1

Stage 1

  • Reclamation of 19.86ha of Quay areas and back-up land.

  • Formation of 400m Quay – 30m wide.

  • Formation of 200m Quay – 20m wide.

  • Dredging of channels to -3.5m and -8m Chart Datum (C.D.) depth.

  • Dredging of 400m turning circle to -8m C.D.

  • Dredging of a -12m C.D. Berth pocket immediately adjacent to the proposed Quays.
  • Full new oil and Bitumen handling capacity.

  • Commercial Port formed.

New Port of Galway Redevelopment Stage 2

Stage 2

  • Formation of reclamation bund allowing for the reclamation of 3.21ha of additional back-up land.

  • Construction of rail embankment.

  • Formation of 60m of quay – 20m wide (0.12ha).

  • Formation of Pier Head Breakwater.

New Port of Galway Redevelopment Stage 3

Stage 3

  • Reclamation of 3.21ha of back-up land, and 0.7ha as fishing pier and slipway areas.

  • Formation of Marina Breakwater.

  • Dredging of future Marina to –3.5m C.D.

  • Construction of Fishing Pier.

  • Construction of Slipway.

  • Construction of rail lines.

New Port of Galway Redevelopment Stage 4

Stage 4

  • Western Marina with 216 berths & 12 “Volvo” scale berths.

  • Reclamation of 0.12ha of Marina Quay.