|PROJECT||Expansion of the Main Quay of the Katakolo Port|
|OWNER||Prefecture of Ilia|
|PROJECT DESIGNER||ADK S.A.|
|GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION CONTRACTORS||TRITON Ltd. – GEOCONSULT Ltd. (boreholes 1996) GEOCONSULT Ltd. (CPT 2003)|
|DATES OF GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION||October 1996 – June 2003|
The project is located in Katakolo Port, NW of the existing main quay. 3 mooring docks are to be constructed of dimensions 36.8×11.8 m, 61.8×11.8 m and 26.8×29.0 m respectively, supported on piles, for the mooring of larger cruise ships and cargo ships. In addition the harbour basin is to be deepened north of the quay down to elevation -10.0 m.
Drilling 3 off-shore exploratory boreholes and performance of 1 CPT and 3 DPSH tests, with the corresponding laboratory tests, preparation of a factual and interpretive report and foundation proposals. Participation in the foundation design of the docks on 1.10 m in diameter and 21-27 m long piles, cased with a sacrificial steel casing into the loose deposits (i.e. 18-24 m long).