Angus Robertson – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Ministry of Defence

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Angus Robertson on 2014-03-31.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which companies tendered for the Portsmouth Harbour dredging contract.

Mr Philip Dunne

The contract to dredge Portsmouth Harbour is expected to be awarded in April 2015 and is worth £20 million to £40 million. Work will commence following the appointment of the successful bidder, and will be completed ahead of HMS Queen Elizabeth’s arrival in late 2016.

The bidders for the contract are Boskalis Westminster Ltd, Van Oord UK Ltd and Dredging International NV.