AECOM Provides a Wide Range of Design and Professional Services to the Hong Kong Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Project

AECOM Technology Corporation
2010-05-28 11:46 2255

HONG KONG, May 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced that it had been engaged to provide a wide range of design and professional services for the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal project by the design and build contractor, Dragages Hong Kong Limited. This is the latest key infrastructure project at the Former Kai Tak International Airport working together with the Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government and Dragages.

Located at the southern end of the former runway, the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal will be developed on a 7.6 hectare site, aiming to sustain Hong Kong's position as the regional cruise hub. Alongside the cruise terminal will be a range of tourist facilities including hotels, malls and an aviation themed park, which provide unique leisure open space for tourists as well as local residents.

AECOM, as an international design consultancy firm, has been assigned to provide a wide range of services to this milestone project in Hong Kong. Together with our global expertise, AECOM will be working on areas including civil, structural and geotechnical engineering, building services and fire engineering, traffic engineering, environmental, acoustic and sustainable design, space planning for cruise terminal design, as well as landscape design.

Tony Shum, AECOM Chief Executive, Asia comments, "The project features long span structures, and many green initiatives will be incorporated into the design. Our multi-disciplinary collaboration and extensive knowledge of the Kai Tak area will be an added value contribution to the success of the project."

"This is a prominent, iconic building on the famous Hong Kong harbor front, demonstrating world class architecture and incorporating innovative engineering solutions," he added.

The first berth is targeted to be completed in mid-2013.


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