Marina Study

Oct 27, 2014 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Colombo port city is to undergo a multidisciplinary marina study by Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, a media release said.

Atkins has been appointed by China Harbour Engineering Company to assess the opportunity of incorporating a marina into the proposed 2.5sqkm mixed use Colombo Port City development in Sri Lanka, atkinsglobal said.

The full text of the media release issued by atkinsglobal is reproduced below.

Atkins conducting multidisciplinary marina study for Colombo Port City, Sri Lanka

Atkins has been appointed by China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to assess the opportunity of incorporating a marina into the proposed 2.5sqkm mixed use Colombo Port City development in Sri Lanka. The study is multifaceted and will establish the overall demand for marina facilities, the size of the marina, appropriate berthing mix and seek to optimise its configuration. The study will include the hydraulic modelling of the effect of the marina breakwater on the near shore coastal conditions and the adjacent Beira Lake stormwater outlet.

Philip Chiang, Atkins’ project director, said: We are very pl