Breakwater details


346 Australia - Gorgon LNG terminal      (Lat: -20.149 Lon: 117.919 - click for map)

Rubble mound
New Construction

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 2500   owner Chevron-Shell JV
Waterdepth (m) 0   contractor BAM-Thiess JV
Construction time (years) 0   consultant
Start date (year) 2010   Hydraulic Laboratory WRL Sydney
Completion date (year) 2011   comments
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 6  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.33 6 m3 Xbloc
rear slope 1:1.5 0 ton Xbloc
crestheight (m) 0  
crest/caisson width (m) 0  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
Xbloc website

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