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Model to Assess Structural Stability, Port Operability in San Antonio, Chile

San Antonio Chile breakwater model

As part of San Antonio Port’s expansion plans, a cross-organizational team has presented its final report assessing the structural stability and port operability of the proposed new outer breakwater in Chile. The report was the result of more than a year’s partnership between HR Wallingford and Instituto Nacional de Hidráulica Chile (INH), which together built and tested models representing a huge

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Maritime Infrastructure Projects in China Use Current Profiling Tools

Content from Nortek China’s recent wave of infrastructure renewal has included a large portfolio, such as ports and other developments, and current profiling is an essential part of these large-scale infrastructure developments.  Fast, accurate, cost-effective current profiling has been vital in the successful implementation of major maritime projects because it ensures that structures are built to the correct specifications. A

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Port of Corpus Christi to Construct New Yard For Wind Turbine Parts

The Port Corpus Christi Commission on Dec. 12, 2017 approved a contract for construction of an additional 25-acre laydown yard for storage of wind turbine components and other breakbulk cargo. The Port of Corpus Christi handled 2,603 pieces of wind turbine cargo in 2015, 2,875 pieces in 2016 and was expected to surpass 3,000 wind turbine components handled in 2017.

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