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a protective structure of stone or concrete

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Contract notice: planning and construction of floating breakwater, trl nachterstedt / schadeleben
A master plan for protecting the Polis coastline envisages the construction of 14 breakwaters.
5km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its 15.
5 kilometres of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new, 15.
As the breakwater system remains in the seabed at ordinary times, it enables breakwaters to be constructed at port entrances and the mouths of rivers, something that is impossible to do with conventional breakwaters because they would block sea traffic.
However, the breakwaters built on seabed are vulnerable to the liquefaction and the shear failure of seabed foundation [1-2].
The SEE is an official supporter of the ICE conference on Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters, 17-20 September 2013, at Edinburgh.
Breakwaters & Coastal Structures Conference (9th: 2009: Edinburgh, Scotland) Ed.
aims to introduce the new device to coastal zones where conventional breakwaters have not been installed, due to marine traffic or scenery preservation.
The project calls for building and installing two floating breakwaters, which would finish harbor construction begun two years ago.
A plan to protect Singer Island's posh oceanfront real estate from erosion damage has reached a breaking point as Palm Beach County last week withdrew its applicationto install breakwaters offshore.
John Riby, borough head of engineering, said work already carried out includes upgrading the northern and eastern breakwaters and putting thousands of tons of rock armour alongside them on the seaward side.
A NARROW gauge railway may be rebuilt along one of North Wales' longest breakwaters.
Experts say the rapid erosion of the island, and indeed, of most of Lagos' coastline, can be largely attributed to two breakwaters known as the "East and West Moles," which the British colonial government constructed between 1908 and 1912.
Timber decks, like boardwalks, lead down to the beach areas and the concrete block structure of the breakwaters merges into the hard landscaped surface of the promenade.