THE DESIGN AMD CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW OIL PORT IN DALIAN, C.P.R.

Zhu Zhuang

Abstract


The construction of New Oil Port in Dalian, C.P.R., was started around the end 1974 and completed in autumn 1976.In this paper a summary of the essential considerations in design and construction of this oil port, such as the planning of the pier, the determination of exciting forces (namely wave forces, forces due to earthquake, mooring line forces and berthing forces due to the impact of tanker on the fenders)on structures, the design of the large cylindrical cassion with a diameter of 9m and a height up to 19.7m and the construction of connecting bridges by two types, is presented.

Keywords


oil port; port design; port construction; Dalian, China

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