Dredging Works at LNG Terminal Off RGPPL, Dabhol.
Revive the LNG terminal off Dabhol characterised by an Approach Channel of 8 Kms and a turning basin for Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt. LTD., (RGPPL).
Removal of soft silts and soft rock (loose rock boulders, stiff clay, and weathered rock) so as to achieve a depth of 14.5m below CD. Dredging the Approach Channel, Turning Basin and near existing Jetty for removal of soft silt and soft rock to achieve the 14.5m depth below CD. Soft soil removal quantity is 5.15Million M3 and rock is 45,500M3.
DDIL deploys Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) “Josef Mobius” having hopper capacity of 5,500M3 and capable of dredging up to 25m, and a Grab Dredger “Pandora” having 20M3 bucket and 50T drop rock breaker (chisel shape) with 60m dredging capacity. TSHD to dredge in the soft soil areas and Grab Dredger to remove rock patches
Work Involves •Detailed hydrographic survey to ascertain actual sea bed and rock profiles in the dredging area using following equipments: •Single beam echosounder
DDIL completes project in compliance with high standards of safety.