Project Qatar 2017
 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Directory Directory Subscribe
Login
 

New expansion of Beirut Port to transform the capital into a Mediterranean Cruise attraction

 
 

Please, enter data

Please, enter data

Dar Group, 17 February 2017

Beirut Port Authority has commissioned Dar Group to rehabilitate and extend the Beirut Port. The Dar Group has already worked on rehabilitating the existing cargo area, prepared tender documents, conducted tender analysis, and supervised various upgrades in the port.
 
The Dar’s work on the port also included supervision of the building of a container terminal, 5 administrative buildings over an area of 18,000 m2, a 10,000-m2 warehouse, a parking area for 700 cars and 250 container trucks, and a 2,000-m2 park. Moreover, we supervised the construction of a detached breakwater and provided design office support.

The port has been made more effective and capable of accommodating the traffic that it faces.

The project has also aimed at creating a community-oriented venue on the waterfront that acts as a catalyst for regeneration of the port and the City of Beirut and accelerate the City’s transformation into a Mediterranean Cruise capital.

An international benchmarking exercise of best practice in waterfront development started the design process. This included waterfront regeneration projects in Europe and the Mediterranean, flexible land use mixes for urban cruise port terminals, cultural and entertainment zones on the water, community activities (including markets, events and exhibitions) and a palette of architectural moods and landscape themes, including industrial, maritime and contemporary.

Chosen design elements included decks, pedestrian bridges, observation platforms and shelters, features such as light-towers, and recycled materials such as re-used containers and industrial elements.

Within this project, there’s a plan to not only develop the port to accommodate cruises, but to actually transform Beirut into a Mediterranean Cruise capital.

The area will be developed to accommodate a flexible use of the land. This includes urban cruise port terminals, cultural and entertainment zones on the water, and community activities – including markets, events and exhibitions.

Design elements include decks, pedestrian bridges, observation platforms and shelters, features such as light towers, and recycled materials such as reused containers and industrial elements.
Dar Group
17 February

  COMMENTS
Login to Add Your Comment  (for subscribers) | Subscribe

 

Latest News

Egypt real estate market to be the fastest growing globally in 2017
Zawya, 28 March 2017

Egypt is expected to be the fastest-growing market globally in real estate in 2017, according to March report issued by Euromonitor International.

...

Read full story
Egypt real estate market to be the fastest growing globally in 2017
Lebanon's travel & tourism sector to generate 7.1% of direct economic activity in 2017
LTW – Byblos Bank, 28 March 2017

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) estimated that the travel & tourism (T&T) industry would directly contribute $3.4bn to the Lebanese economy ...

Read full story
Lebanon's travel & tourism sector to generate 7.1% of direct economic activity in 2017
Back to Home Page 2412 --- 418 <><><> 964.....exvideo=0....eximage=0
P 0
BR 18

Future Drainage Abu Dhabi 2017

 

 
2nd Annual Smart Parking Qatar
10 - April 2017
Future Play & Playspaces GCC
17 - April 2017
Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks KSA
18 - April 2017
Future Landscape & Public Realm KSA
25 - April 2017
The Annual Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Abu Dhabi
1 - May 2017
 
  View more  

Market Indecies
 
Saudi SE - 2.32%
Dubai FM - 4.53%
Abu Dhabi SE - 3.99%
Kuwait SE - 1.51%
Doha SM - 8.36%
Muscat SM - 6.18%
Casablanca SE Closed
Bahrain SE - 0.98%
Cairo SE Closed
Amman SE - 1.12%
 

Smart Parking Qatar 2017

Quick Links
  Reports  
  Articles  
  Brochures & Flyers  

Up-coming events
  Project Lebanon - 16 May - 19 May 2017  
  Energy Lebanon - 16 May - 19 May 2017  
  Beirut Boat - 23 May - 28 May 2017  
IFP Group Events Calendar

 


Magazine sections
  Finance  
  Zoom  
  Growth Markets  
  Regional Overview  
  Editorial  
  Tips and Tricks  
  Spotlight  
  Home Finance  
  Our Meetings
 
  Focus
 
  News
 
  Legal Issues
 

 

               
IFP Corporate
• IFP Emirates
• IFP Lebanon
• IFP Qatar
• IFP Iraq
• REC Saudi Arabia
• IFP China
Lebanon
Beirut Boat
Energy Lebanon
Project Lebanon
Qatar
Heavy Max
Hospitality Qatar
Project Qatar
Qatar StoneTech
Iraq
Energy Iraq - Erbil
Erbil International Fair
Iraq Agro-Food - Erbil
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh Motor Show
 
 
  IMC
IFP Group 2017 - © All rights reserved