Breakwater details


14 Qatar - Ras Laffan      (Lat: 25.9 Lon: 51.62 - click for map)
North Breakwater

Rubble mound
New breakwater

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 10000   owner Qatar Petroleum
Waterdepth (m) 12   contractor Boskalis-JanDeNul
Construction time (years) 0   consultant Sogreah
Start date (year) 2007   Hydraulic Laboratory SogreahLab
Completion date (year) 0   comments
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 4.5  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/11  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.5 3 m3 Antifer
rear slope 1:1.33 3 ton Rock
crestheight (m) 8.1  
crest/caisson width (m) 0  
wallheight (m) 0  
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