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Structural Review of Proposed Gangway Tower

Project BLB1 Gangway Tower Project Structural Review
Client NSW Ports
Project Value < $100k
Project Overview New South Wales Ports intends to demolish the existing Fire Monitor Tower at Port Botany and install a new Gangway Tower. The client required a structural assessment of the wharf due to changing the tower.
JJR Involvement The project involved the following:

  • Engineering analysis and reporting on the structural capacity of the existing berth due to installation of the new gangway tower.
  • Assessment of the wharf including all functional and environmental loadings including wave loading.
  • Review and report on the adequacy of the gangways foundation plate at the interface between the gangway and the berth structure.
  • Any other aspects that should be reviewed or analysed for the installation works.