Gulf Area

A large breakwater is built in the Gulf to protect a harbour. The breakwater is located in a severe earthquake zone. The Xbloc armour is applied on a slope of 1:2. The Xblocs are placed using crawler cranes.


Gulf Area

Project milestones

Start of Xbloc production
May 2009

Start of Xbloc placement
July 2009

Project details

5.4 m

Water depth
12 m

Length of breakwater
600 m

Size of Xblocs
3, 4 and 5 m3

Number of units

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