The deep-water port, located in Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is the world's largest man-made harbour and the largest and busiest port in the Middle East. Container terminal CT-04 project included construction of 400 m bridge to the reclaimed island and adjacent causeways as well as a reclaimed 2.2 km quay wall with an alongside depth of 18 m to accommodate mega container vessels.
Construction works included reclamation by dredged sand, vibro-compaction followed by high energy impact compaction, piling for rail mounted gantry beams by means of continuous flight auger piles, excavation followed by cutting the piles till the cut-off level, fixing of rails & its accessories on the rail mounted gantry beam top, backfilling and construction of pavement with cement bound material followed by installing paving blocks. Geotechnical and geodetic instruments were installed in soil to monitor the settlement of ground for verification of initial design of temporary works supporting the excavation.
Encardio-rite’s sister concern Encardio-rite Geosystems LLC in UAE was awarded the monitoring works for the project. Scope of works included: