Breakwater details


233 Ireland - Port Oriel      (Lat: 53.798 Lon: -6.221 - click for map)
small (fishing) harbour

Rubble mound

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 210   owner
Waterdepth (m) 8   contractor Lagan Construction
Construction time (years) 0   consultant RPS
Start date (year) 2005   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 2006   comments technical assistance provided by DMC
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 5.7  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/10.7  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.33 4 m3 Xbloc
rear slope 1:0 0 ton
crestheight (m) 7.3  
crest/caisson width (m) 0  
wallheight (m) 0  
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no drawing available

Reference documents:
Xbloc website Van den Berge, A., Bakker, P., Muttray, M., Klabbers, M., McAllister, D., [2006], Reconstruction of the port of Oriel, first Xbloc application in Europe, ICCE San Diego, USA

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