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:
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.
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.
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.
Western Marina with 216 berths & 12 “Volvo” scale berths.
Reclamation of 0.12ha of Marina Quay.