Breakwater details


166 UAE - Abu Dhabi - Khalifa Port      (Lat: 24.804 Lon: 54.6927 - click for map)

Rubble mound
offshore greenfield port

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 7400   owner Abu Dhabi Ports Company
Waterdepth (m) 12   contractor Boskalis-Archirodon JV
Construction time (years) 0   consultant Bechtel
Start date (year) 2007   Hydraulic Laboratory Deltares-CSIR
Completion date (year) 2012   comments ongoing
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 4.3  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/9  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.33 2 m3 Accropode
rear slope 1:0 0
crestheight (m) 0  
crest/caisson width (m) 0  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
Boskalis website Archirodon website
CLI website CLI website

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