The EPIC project included an additional berthing and increased protection inside the harbour to cope with future expansion.
The main items of work comprised:
Refurbishment of 62m long existing North Jetty including installation of 11m long sheet pile wall, precast coping beams, etc.
Demolition of existing Lee Breakwater of length 91m.
Construction of 512m long Breakwater (round end at -12m and crest level from +5.5 m to +6.5m.
Construction of Quay at North end of the breakwater, supported on 32 nos. bored concrete piles of 1200 mm dia.
Construction of Firewater Pump house supported on 10 nos. Bored concrete piles of 1200 mm dia.
Construction of Utility Water Pump house supported on single bored concrete pile of 1200 mm dia.
Installation of 4 nos. 12 m high lighting poles at the Quay
Installation of 14m long steel walkway
Cathodic Protection for sheet piles