FBC is responsible for the dredging of the tunnel trench, reclamation and the establishment of new breakwaters on Lolland, which will create around 300 hectares of new land.
Femern A/S has also initiated the contracts with the contractor consortium, Femern Link Contractors (FLC) , which covers the establishment of the tunnel element factory and the portal and ramp facilities on the Danish side. Work on the factory began in the summer of 2021. It was completed in August 2023.
On the German side, work began on preparing the small-scale construction site on Fehmarn in the spring of 2021. A small-scale work harbour and the portal building are the main activities as well as three new bridges for local traffic. The work harbor became operational in July 2023. Work on the portal building is expected to continue until the end of 2024.