Westview Terminal Marine Anchors
The construction of a new wood pellet shipping plant built in Prince Rupert to supply wood pellet fuel for the overseas market required the construction of a new shipping facility.
Our initial work was the installation of 8 tie-down anchors to secure 2 cofferdams at the facility.
Using permeation grouting, we filled any voids below the cofferdams to prevent water uplift of the dams.
5 new dolphins were constructed and each dolphin required 8 150ft long anchors. 5 anchors were double bundled #18 anchors and 3 were triple bundled #18 anchors for a total of 40 anchors on the marine facility.
The work included the difficult task of testing the bundled anchors with a special supplied 500T test jack.
The marine contract work and additional land based work, were completed in 5 months during the spring and summer of 2013.
Scope of work
- Permeation grouting of voids below the cofferdam.
- 4 Single #18 cofferdam anchors (40ft length each)
- 4 Double #18 cofferdam anchors (40ft length each)
- 29 Double #18 anchors (160ft length each)
- 15 Triple #18 anchors (160ft length each)
- 4 Single #20 anchors (80ft length each)
August 1, 2013
Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group
Prince Rupert, BC
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