DABHOL LNG port protection, India : an ACCROPODE™ project

DABHOL LNG port protection, India : an ACCROPODE™ project

Konkan LNG Limited, a joint venture company promoted by M/s. Gail (India) Ltd., (A Maharatna company under Ministry of petroleum & natural gas), and M/s. NTPC Ltd. (A Maharatna company under Ministry of power) have awarded the Contract to LARSEN & TOUBRO for the project. The site is located at Anjanwel village, Dabhol port of Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra in India. It is about 340 km south of Mumbai (by car). 

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The added value of CLI

CLI developed a great understanding of the Contractor’s need and applied a problems solving mindset to this specific project.
Connection between existing breakwater and extension.

Special features of the project

The construction of the structure involves the manufacturing and placing of ACCROPODE™ units.
Construction works include :

  • Construction of an Off-Shore breakwater over a length of 2.32 km. 500 m have already been built 20 years ago. The CONTRACTOR will build the 1.82 km remaining.
  • Construction of the main breakwater is to be protected with 9.0 m3 and 12.0 m3 ACCROPODE™ I.

The design had been tested with 3D physical model tests.

Hydraulic conditions

  • Breakwaters protected with ACCROPODE™ I blocks : 2.32 km
  • Max. seabed depth (toe): -9 m 
  • Top of the crest: +7 m 

Construction Aspect

The breakwaters were built from land. 13 458 ACCROPODE™ units of 9 m3 and 12 m3 were placed using cranes.

2019 - 2024
Role of CLI
Sublicense contract and technical assistance for ACCROPODE™ units

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