Scilly Isles Harbor Project Wins Award

An award-winning harbor improvement project successfully completed by Team Van Oord partner Kier, will be the subject of a presentation at the forthcoming ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 Conference.

The St Mary harbor work has previously been the recipient of a ‘Gold’ Green Apple Environmental Award, and a CEEQUAL ‘Gold’ Outstanding Achievement Award.

The works consisted of a quay extension and widening to form a new 40m long quay and wave wall. The project future proofed the harbor for a proposed new passenger vessel and increased the capacity of the quay for both passengers and freight.

For the quay extension Kier proposed the construction of a modular caisson gravity structure as this required the use of less marine plant and yielded the best environmental outcome. This solution required minimal disruption of the seabed to secure the extension into position, with considerably less risk to program and improved safety of the workforce.

In the quay widening area high levels of contamination within the marine sediments were found, requiring a radical rethink of the construction methodology.

The project has also been awarded a CEEQUAL Gold Outstanding Achievement Award, in recognition of its drive towards sustainability in civil engineering and infrastructure in public spaces.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< May 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

Wednesday (10/16/19) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course.

read more >

10TH Annual Conference Dredging in India

The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging requirements…

read more >

Australasian Coasts and Ports 2019

Conference Theme “Future directions from 40°S and beyond” reflects the increasing awareness about the need to find suitable…

read more >

PORTS Conference

The PORTS Conference series is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply