The Mega Sea Transport Holtekamp Steel Arch Bridge

The Holtekamp Bridge is

a steel box arch bridge between Hamadi Distric to Muaratami Distric on the Jayapura City in Indonesia.

Started on Augustus 2015, the 450 meters as the Main Span, the two and a half kilometers as the approach span, will to be the longest steel arch bridge in Indonesia and the first mega structur in Jayapura.

the main contractor

Overall project undertaken by a joint operation 3 Companies Construction BUMN, PT PP (Persero) Tbk, PT Hutama Karya (Persero) and PT Nindya Karya (Persero). We jointly worked on the entire job in the integrated works

The Fabrication

All of the componenct of the bridge just fabricated on Java Workshops, Banten, Pasuruan and Surabaya, then after all the components have finish fabricated, they delivered to PT PAL Workshop to be assembly as a full arch spans
there are two arch segmen on this project, each arch will be 1800 tons with 112 meters length, 22 meters wide, and 22 meter height.

The Load Out

One of the Chalenges is to bring the full arch span from land workshop to the above of the barge. There are many risk that could be fall down the arch. So far, we are planning to use the SPMT as transporting equipment from the workshop to jetty, then use Ballasting Barge for stable the load out process.

The Mega Sea Transport

This is the main course of the whole works, this high risk transportation is bring the 1800 tons steel arch bridge from Surabaya to Jayapura through Java Sea, Banda Sea, Molucca Sea, Halmahera Sea, Sorong, Manokwari, Biak, and finally the Jayapura Sea. almost all of the route followed is the open ocean that have high waves and the deep sea.

The Schedule

The schedule of the first trip is on Augustus 2017, the one months after that the second trip will be on September 2017. On this periode, we know its the bad weather periode, especialy on the pacific ocean, so we had a tight schedule so this work will not be delayed until the worse period weather.

The Subcontractor

All of this operations will be subcontractor work, include the engineering matter, survey, insurance, until the arch spans arrive safely and completely on the site project. Nevertheless, we are the ones who take full responsibility for all this work. 3 company's good name is at stake in this high-risk job, so we'll supervise from the technical side to the operational work.

Therefore we are looking for technical team is highly skilled and experienced in the work above, who worked with us to review the various sea transport works. Here are the team that we need :

  • Marine Engineering (Teknik Perkapalan)
  • Oceanography
  • Department of Meteorology (Jurusan Meteorology)
  • Department of Cruise (Jurusan Pelayaran)
  • Steel Structure Specialist
to be part of the Indonesia History as the longest weight sea transport by call us on or 082131467667 (Eka R. Sujono)

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Engineering Department of Jembatan Holtekamp Bridge

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