LNG Terminal in Port of Antifer (Le Havre, France)
Breakwater protecting the reclamation of the LNG terminal in the port of Antifer
Client : GAZ DE NORMANDIE - Scale: 1/63
Context and objectives
The breakwater protecting the reclamation of the planned LNG terminal in the port of Antifer is 1000 m long and built in water 9 m deep.
A wave tank study was conducted in order to:
- study the stability of all the protecting structures,
- measure forces on the wall constituting the upper part of the structure,
- examine the stability of the beach in the immediate vicinity.