Aberdeen Harbour Expansion works continue
The Aberdeen Harbour Expansion works continues it's progress at Nigg Bay.
Dragados UK have finished the very first caisson unit in A Coruña, Spain. A total of 22 caissons will be placed in the future Aberdeen Harbour which will form the inside quay wall of the north breakwater. In the accompanying aerial photo it shows the first 200m of the north breakwater in its construction stage. The accropode layer shown corresponds to the final protection layer. The rubble mound winter closure serves as a temporary protection for the winter swells. A total of 9000 accropodes will be placed in the two main breakwaters.