The Seine – Nord Europe Channel (CSNE in French) consists of the execution of a 107 km river infrastructure between the Oise region in France and the Dunkerque-Escaut channel.
This channel constitutes a high gauge waterway link that was missing in the European grid, between the Seine river basin in the north of France and the Northern Europe. Located over the North Sea – Mediterranean corridor, the Seine – North Europe channel is the central link of the Seine – Escaut project, currently one the prioritised projects in Europe.
- The construction of a class Vb gauge channel between Compiègne and Aubencheul-au-Bac
- The execution of several transferring docks.
- An analysis in terms of earthworks and dockings for the accommodation of four multimodal platforms for diverse activities, such as logistics, industry, or tourism, for example.
- 7 locks
- A channel-bridge of 1.3km
- A basin with a capacity of 14 million m3
Setec, in a partnership with Royal Haskoning DHV (project’s lead engineering consultant), supports the project owner in the project execution and its steering.
Setec will provide with the services listed below for a duration of 12 years, from creation of the project’s programme, requirements and objectives, to the first year after the commissioning.
- Production, follow-up, and control of project programme
- Project management: planning, costs, interfaces and risks
- Management of the quality, safety and environment
- Support in the communication and consultation processes
- Support in the operational and maintenances strategies of the future channel
- General support in the administrative aspects of the project
- Steering, control, coordination and verification of the deliverables produced by the consultants in charge of the different contracts (Support to Project Owner, Design and Construction Project Management or any other sub-consultancy agreements)
Client: Société du Canal Seine-Nord Europe
Joint Venture: setec organisation (leader), setec international, setec tpi, setec hydratec, Royal Haskoning DHV
Fees: 4 800 000 000 €
Dates: 2015 – 2027