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HOCHTIEF Construction AG Infrastructure Polska Sp.j. was awarded with „Platynowe Wiertło” („Platinum Drill”) in the engineering facilities category in the 12th nationwide competition for construction companies “Platynowe Wiertło”, organized by Robert Bosch Sp. z o.o.
The winners received the awards at the ceremony on April 16th in Centrum EXPO XXI in Warsaw.
The construction works on the Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT Gdańsk), which is owned by DCT Gdańsk, were carried out by HOCHTIEF Construction AG Infrastructure Polska Sp.j., the consortium consisted of HOCHTIEF Construction AG Civil Engineering and Marine Works and HOCHTIEF Polska.
The facility was officially opened on October 3rd 2007 and is the first within the Baltic Sea to have the capability to service most post-Panamax container vessels with regards to access, depth of water, quay facilities and equipment.

Poland’s largest deepwater container terminal DCT Gdańsk now provides facilities capable of handling post-Panamax container ships with a draft of up to 16.5 metres. The ice-free terminal will cater not only for the Polish market, but will act as a hub for containers bound for ports elsewhere in the Baltic region by providing space for two large vessels to be handled simultaneously. The 800 metres long and 315 metres wide quay comprises two berths, the first being 385 metres long with a depth of up to 16.5 metres, the second being 265 metres long with a depth of 13.5 metres. The terminal also offers a loading ramp to serve roll-on, roll-off ships.