State-of-the-Art of Designing and Constructing Berm Breakwaters
State-of-the-Art of Designing and Constructing Berm Breakwaters

2003, softcover, 58 pp., PIANC, ISBN: 2-87223-138-2 Up-to-date information on the design and construction of berm breakwaters. Manuals and guidelines for different types of breakwaters and coastal structures have been issued before this time, e.g. the Shore Protection Manual (1984), CIRIA/CUR (1991), CUR (1995), and PIANC (1992). The types of breakwaters treated in these manuals […]

Manifa Oil Field: Large Scale Experiences with Breakwaters – An Innovative Approach
Manifa Oil Field: Large Scale Experiences with Breakwaters – An Innovative Approach

Finding a huge quantity of rock for 41 km of causeways and drilling islands and guaranteeing that the quality was sufficient required an extremely well thought-out Quality Management System.

Port 2000, Le Havre’s New Container Terminal: Breakwaters and Dredging of the Nautical Access Channel
Port 2000, Le Havre’s New Container Terminal: Breakwaters and Dredging of the Nautical Access Channel

Flexibility and ingenuity were required to meet the environmental and economic demands for expanding France’s largest port which faces the rough swells of the Channel.

Feasibility Study Of The Continuous Geotube
Feasibility Study Of The Continuous Geotube

Geotextile tubes or Geotubes® have been applied in coastal engineering for shore protection and breakwaters, and have been used on land and in shallow water. A new method of filling a continuous Geotube® would allow them to be used in rough and relatively deep water.