Wallace Stone won an award for the Glensanda Quarry - Loading Quay Project from the Saltire Society.

GLENSANDA QUARRY - LOADING QUAY

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Deep water berth (-15m CD) close to shore, serving bulk carriers up to 120,000 t DW. Designed for rapid construction using pre-fabricated elements delivered to remote site.

Client - Foster Yeoman Completion - 1986

Value - £1.5m

Glensanda Loading Quay in operation.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

KEY FEATURES

Conceptual design, detailed design, project management, underwater setting out, hydrographic surveying, supervision of all site work, annual maintenance inspections

  • Rock Dredging - 20,000 m³
  • Reinforced concrete ring beam - 3000 m³
  • Prefabricated steelwork - 200 t
  • 5 no. Air filled cell fenders, 2.5m dia.
  • 4 no mooring dolphins of 150t capacity

Main structural steelwork pre-fabricated off site. Underwater bases set out accurately and cast using anti-washout additive. Economical design allowing rapid construction. Design commendation from Saltire Society

Overview of the Quay at Glensanda
Tanker using the Glensanda Quarry loading quay.

CONTRACTORS

Concrete Works/General - R J McLeod (Contractors) Ltd

Dredging and Main Plant - Foster Yeoman

Construction of Glensanda Quarry Quay
Glensanda Quarry with ship
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