Marine Civil Engineering Project - Port of Cork, Cobh Mooring Dolphins

Port of Cork, Cobh Mooring Dolphins

Construction of 3 over water mooring dolphins to facilitate the newest mega sized class cruise ships of >5,000 pax. The 3 new dolphins consist of 2m thick RC decks supported on 16x914mm diameter reinforced concrete filled steel tubular piles. The piles are raked at 1:3 and rock socketed. The dolphins are also anchored with 1000kN DCP tensile rock anchors. Temporary works were a significant element of this contract requiring contractor designed over water temporary piling 100t platforms and floating plant to be installed and dismantled between shipping schedules.



harbour, port, coastal, rock socket, piling, anchors, temporary works, marine, cork, concrete, fenders, precast


Port of Cork, Cobh Mooring Dolphins


Completed 2015


Port of Cork

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Marine Civil Engineering

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