In Rize, Turkey, a new airport is completed and opened in May 2022.
The Xbloc is conquering the world ... and the Netherlands! For the first time since the introduction of the innovative breakwater element of BAM Infraconsult, it is truly applied in the country where it was conceived and developed.
Cape Clear is located on Clear Island at the South side of Ireland. 1 m3 Xblocs will be used in the extension of the harbour. The construction works will be carried out by L&M Keating Ltd.
Sumburgh airport is located on Shetland island, Scotland, UK. The shore protection will be armoured by Xblocs of 6 m3 size. The design has been prepared by RPS in Belfast.
At Dunkerkque, an LNG terminal is being constructed. The reclamation and shore protection for this terminal will be built by the Joint Venture of Sodraco International SAS (part of Jan de Nul), Bouygues Travaux Publics Régions France, Colas Nord Picardie and Menard.
At Swinoujscie an LNG terminal is being constructed. The 3 kilometre long breakwater required for this terminal is built by a joint venture of Boskalis, Hochtief, Per Aarsleff and Doraco.
An existing port in the Caspian Sea is being enlarged. For this purpose two large breakwaters are built to be able to enlarge the port. Both breakwaters have a length of over 1 km, and is built using Xbloc armour units.
Port of Poti has a long history as the gateway of the Caucasus and Central Asia. It has been an important link in the legendary Silk Route, which will be restored in the coming years.
Inish Meain is one of the Aran islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean, on the west coast of Ireland. The existing ferry pier at Caladh Mor was exposed to high wave conditions. This pier has been extended, and two breakwaters have been built to provide wave protection.
Port Oriel is a fishing port, located on the east coast of Ireland. The port consists of a small inland harbour basin and a pier, both built in 1885. The port has been modernised and the pier extended.