New Vado Ligure breakwater (P.742)

The new Vado Ligure breakwater is designed to protect the port basin and terminal facilities and to improve maritime accessibility. The first phase of the project foresees the construction of 450 metres of the breakwater, at 35/49 metres below sea level, with the expansion of the turning basin by approximately 150 m to cater for ultra-large ships to to manoeuvre in full safety towards the container terminal and the reefer and ferry terminals.

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Project Code P.742
Project title New Vado Ligure breakwater
Project status
Start Works  
End Works 


Project status key TFFS = Technical and Financial Feasibility Study, DD = Detailed Design, ED = Executive Design, activity completed  Activity completed activity in progress  Activity in progress  
Project value €80,000,000
Current activities Works in progress
Commencement date of construction works 2021-12-23
Completion date of construction works 2025-05-31
Contractor fincosit - Fincantieri