Marine Works
Name of Work : Strengthening of Cargo Berth No. 1 - 5 at Kandla Port Trust (Damaged by Earthquake) - Providing additional row of piles.
Client : Kandla Port Trust, Kandla
Cost of Work : Rs. 159.9 Millions
Year of Completion : July 2003
Description of Work : Strengthening of Cargo Berth is consisting of :

Foundation : 1200 mm dia RCC Cast-in-Situ Bored Piles (total 351 nos.), maximum depth of boring about 37 metres, depth of water 10 to 12 metres.

Super Structure : RCC Beams

Remarks :
  • Piling work has been carried out by Cable Percussion method.

  • Concrete work has been carried out with the help of Concrete Pump and Batching Plant.

  • Corrosive Resistant Steel (CRS) was used for entire work.

  • Above piling work (i.e. providing continious raw of piles ) is provided to strengthen existing main cargo jetties of KPT. The work has been carried out by puncturing carefully the existing RCC Superstructure with the help of pneumatic breakers.

  • During puncturing utmost care has been taken by providing safety net / platform to prevent falling debris in sea.

  • Entire work was completed in strict time limit of 12 months, without effecting normal working port traffic.