GLENSANDA QUARRY – LOADING QUAY
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
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
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.
Concrete Works/General – R J McLeod (Contractors) Ltd
Dredging and Main Plant – Foster Yeoman