PETERHEAD HARBOUR – ALBERT QUAYS
New deep water quays sheltered by rock armoured breakwater, providing 300 m of berthing at -8m CD. and 100 m at -6m CD. Dredging of new harbour basin to -6 m C.D. Reclamation of shore for further development. Construction of new slipway for R.N.L.I.
Client – Peterhead Harbour Trustees
Completion – 1991
Value – £15m
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Conceptual design, hydraulic modelling, detailed design, project management, hydrographic surveying, underwater setting out, supervision of all construction work.
- Rock dredging – 60,000 m³
- Rubble mound breakwater – 150,000 m³
- Rock armour up to 25t – 60,000 m³
- Underwater concrete – 45,000 m³
- Concrete above water – 20,000 m³
- Access bridge on concrete filled, steel tube piles – 1,200 m²
Extended design life. Development of low-cost, low-washout, durable underwater concrete mixes. Accurate underwater setting out, detailed design of foundation works and precasting for rapid construction. Close control of blasting operations close to old buildings during dredge. Design commendation from Saltire Society.
Dredging – Haka (UK) Ltd/Fairclough
Breakwater and piling – Fairclough Marine
Quay construction – Balfour Beatty/Harbour and General