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Ship Repair Yards

Bahrain & Saudi Arabia

Structural & Infrastructure

The Bahrain project included back filling of the approach pier, fixed moorings with caissons for two floating docks 80.000 and 100.000 DWT equipped with special energy absorpting moorings, pump station, electrical substation and infrastructure networks.

The Saudi Arabian project was for the ship repair yard of Dammam and included reclamation protected with armour stones, 15.7m high quay walls with caissons, fixed moorings with 23.0m high caissons for mooring of two floating docks together with a floating bridge connecting the docks to the land and the associated workshops, an administration building and warehouses.

Al Sowah Island

Perimeter Quay Walls, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Structural Design

Full design services were provided for the construction of the peripheral quay wall of Al Sowah Island using the method of precast concrete units.

The perimeter will have a total length of approximately 5.6km and consist of a combination of straight and curved sections.

Ports of Dammam, Jeddah, Rabigh & Jubail

Ports Expansion Projects, Saudi Arabia

Structural & Infrastructure

During the last 25 years several projects have been executed for the improvement and/or expansion of port facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi

These included:
•The expansion of the port of Dammam with 12m. high quay walls.

•The expansion of the port of Jeddah with a 9.25 to 12.00m high quay wall.

•New unloading platforms on piles for the port of Rabigh including a bridge for connection to the main pier and the related control, firefighting and electrical buildings.

•New petrochemicals pier in the port of Jubail to serve vessels up to 80,000 DWT. The pier and the trestle are steel structures bearing on steel piles.

Flisvos Marina

303 Berths for Athens 2004 Olympics, Athens, Greece

Mechanical & Electrical Engineering & Infrastructure

The marina land spreads over 56,000m². The building facilities include the office headquarters, a port police office, customer service centre, restaurants, cafes, commercial stores, a supermarket, first aid station, gas station and health facilities. The north end of the piers host a control tower, whereas parking lots are also available. The marina can hosts 303 vessels with lengths from 15m up to over 70m. Each berth offers water, electricity and telecommunication supplies, as well as waste collection and fire protection systems.

The design and co-ordination of this project was particularly hard since the marina had to operate during the construction phase.

The project was successfully executed on time and the Marina was capable to host the Olympic Games' visitors.

The scope of work included: Water Supply / Sewage and Rainwater/ Fire Protection / HVAC / Lighting / Power / Electrical substations / Telephones - Data / CCTV / Intrusion alarm system / Special Installation (vacuum system).

Fujeirah Northern Port Extension

Rip Rap Breakwater, Fujeirah, United Arab Emirates

Structural & Infrastructure

A detail design of a rip rap breakwater forming the Northern Port Extension Project of the Port of Fujeirah was provided with an approximate length of 500m and depths varying from -14m to -19m.

This new breakwater comprises the extension of the existing north breakwater of the port. The exposed side of the breakwater was protected with 4 to 7 ton armour stone while a sheet-pile wall topped with a concrete crown wall was
constructed in the lea side.

Faliron Bay Development

Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Athens, Greece

Structural, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Infrastructure & Landscaping

In the context of the 2004 Olympic Games the Ministry of Public Works appointed the design along the coast of Faliron Bay of a comprehensive development with emphasis on leisure and sport activities. As part of the group, the Firm designed all Marine works including the Marina, the seawall and coastal protection and the waterfront promenade wall as well as providing structural design for numerous buildings and several bridges and traffic studies.

The main features of this project included the following: Extensive landfill with the creation of a new 1.5 km quay wall forming an arc to the southeastern end of the bay. Also utilized for the creation of a pedestrian promenade / Reconstruction of the mouth of the Ilissos river / Construction of a 50m wide pedestrian "Esplanade" / Construction of a 400 - berth nautical sports Marina / Two Olympic Stadiums, one for Beach-Volley and one for Tae-kwon-do with 7 training courts nearby and one new football stadium / A 1km long series of linear buildings joined with pedestrian bridges at their roof level / Extensive open spaces for recreation and leisure. The hydraulic component in short provided for : / Flood control / Water Supply networks / Sanitation networks / Irrigation system including the option of re-use of treated water from a WasteWater Treatment Plant.

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