Harbour construction

We have carried out several harbour construction projects in Finland and Sweden.

We have access to versatile water works construction equipment, allowing working both from the shore and on the water using work rafts.

Harbour quays are constructed on water using pile foundations, sheet pile walls or pre-cast concrete elements. The foundation conditions and the intended use affect the choice of the quay type. Harbour quays may be jetties or quay walls. A jetty is often constructed on piling or sheet pile walls. A jetty may also be implemented as a concrete pontoon or box caisson jetty. Quay walls are often implemented using concrete elements cast on site using forms or by means of slip forming

In addition to the construction of quays, harbour construction typically includes the deepening of the basin, which can be done by means of dredging and excavation.

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Underwater pile driving as a basis for harbour structures

In addition to harbour structures, underwater pile driving can also be used in bridge foundations. Either reinforced concrete piles or steel pipe piles may be used, choosing the size to match the requirements of the project. Concrete may be cast into the steel pipe and rebar used. In deep and demanding harbour construction projects, also excavation piles may be used.

A successful construction projects starts by choosing the right implementation model

Tips for choosing the appropriate implementation model

The implementation form of the construction project is important for the success of the project. In the project model guide, you can find different project models, the kinds of projects the model is suitable for, and the benefits and challenges of the different project models. Download the project model guide so you can choose the right implementation form for your project.

Download the project model guide

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