Walkers Piling (Pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary of MTD Walkers PLC announced that they have commenced work on Sri Lanka’s first sea piling project at the Mutwal Harbour. The piling work is being carried out to enable the installation of a state-of-the-art Shiplift and Transfer System at the Mutuwal Harbour. The piling work will be carried via a purpose built barge that allows piling work to be carried out at offshore locations. Once completed the Shiplift and Transfer System will allow vessels to be transported from the water to the pier to carry out required repairs.
The work for this project includes the installation and testing of 124 bored cast in-situ piles of which 68 piles are allocated offshore.