Kuwait Boubyan Harbor is located in Boubyan Island near the Iraq border on the northeast of Kuwait, and it is a large-scale harbor project with a total of 1,700m of quay (container terminal of total 1.8 million TEU; a unit that represents 1 container box of 20 ft length), a small ship anchorage, a breakwater and port hinterland with an area of 1.87 million ㎡(about 570,000 pyeong).
The Kuwaiti government has a long term plan to construct a new city and a free trading port in the Subiya region, the underdeveloped area of northern Kuwait, and Boubyan Island. For the free trading port, the 3-phase development plan is underway and construction should be complete by 2023. Hyundai E&C successfully completed the 1st phase of Stage 2 construction, and we are participating in Stage 1 construction as a partner.
The Jaber Causeway Project involves the construction of a 6-lane (total of 8 lanes if the 2 emergency lanes are included) bridge and approach with a total extension of 36.14km, which crosses Kuwait bay from Shuwaikh Port and connects to North Subiyah. It is a super long span bridge with a total extension of 48km when it combines the Main Link (36.14km) constructed by Hyundai E&C and the Doha Link (connecting section, 12.43km) constructed by another company. It is the world’s longest bridge, surpassing Qindao Haiwan Bridge (41.58km, 6 lanes) in China.