Ports and Harbours

Sundahöfn harbour

Reykjavík - Iceland

  • Sundahöfn

Verkís services was masterplan study, field investigation, surveys and preparation of tender documents.

 Sizes: 2.300m
 Project time:  1958 - 2000, 2004 - 2007, 2010 - 2014

Project overview:
Sundahöfn is a harbour in Reykjavik and extends from Laugarnes at Vatnagarður to the bottom of Ellidavogur. The harbour is divided into several quays, were the premises for the shipping companies Eimskip and Samskip are located, along with a quay for the cruise ships that are too large for the harbour in downtown Reykjavík.

The project included feasibility study, investigations and surveys as well as design of quays and facilities. The harbour is supposed to take ships up to 40.000 DWT in the carco area.

Verkís was also responsible for the expansion of Sundahöfn harbour, which included 1.500m excavation that reached 10m depth.