Cameroon:We Put Our Best In Limbe Quay Wall – Project Manager

The Dutch legend, Gerald Turk, the former Project Manager of the Limbe Quay Wall in Cameroon, has said his company put in the best to realise the project. He also said he must equally put in his best to complete the Al-DABBIYA Phase 3 Project in the UAE, one of BAM International’s projects.

Turk, in collaboration with BAM International, designed and constructed the Limbe Shipyard, approximately 80 kilometres north of Douala from 2012-2014.

During the Dutch’s stay in Cameroon, he did not only focus on construction works, but also visited orphanages and cared for the needy. He also sponsored athletes for the Mt. Cameroon Race of Hope.

Al-DABBIYA Phase 3 Project, which he is presently spearheading, is one of BAM International’s projects among many others such as; the Rehabilitation and Extension Kilomanjaro Airport Tanzania project, GTV Hotel project, Ckararan-Indonesia, FEED Contract Marine Works Package.

BAM International is one of Europe’s largest contracting companies active in marine construction, property, civil engineering, public-private partnerships, mechanical and electrical contracting and engineering in 30 countries across the globe.

BAM is a worldwide organisation that upholds the interest of every stakeholder as reflected in their mission and vision statement, respectively. “We exist to create value for our stakeholders in undertaking construction activities by bringing together people, knowledge and resources at every stage of the construction process in order to create a sustainable environment.”

We want “To be the preferred partner for stakeholders in delivering near shore marine, infrastructure and building projects in a worldwide market, ensuring a healthy return by focusing on niche products, being cost effective and making use of smart technology, whilst operating in a safe and responsible manner.”

According to BAM website; “BAM is dedicated to maintaining a high level of expertise in project management and construction, quality and care for the environment. Safety is our priority. BAM is safety.

Our strategy emphasises the importance of advanced construction techniques, a highly qualified management and staff and a flexible organization, enabling close cooperation with both associated and local experts. All supported by a sound financial base. Safety is not about statistics, it’s about people and the responsibility to safeguard each other from harm.”

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BAM International, headquartered in The Hague, Holland, is a successful European construction group that unites operating companies in two business lines, Construction and Property and Civil engineering. BAM is also active in the sector public private partnerships (PPP). BAM International is committed to deliver projects that meet clients’ requirements in a pro-active, professional and cost-effective manner.


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