Breakwater details


162 UAE - Dubai - Palm Jumeira      (Lat: 25.1057 Lon: 55.1118 - click for map)
Outer face of crescent island

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 12500   owner Dubai Palm Developers
Waterdepth (m) 10   contractor Archirodon
Construction time (years) 2   consultant Haskoning
Start date (year) 2001   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 2003   comments
Construction costs($106) 178  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 0  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:0 0 Rock
rear slope 1:0 0
crestheight (m) 0  
crest/caisson width (m) 200  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
Archirodon website Lem, C. van der, [2008], Breakwaters Capability Statement, Version 2.1

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