Current Deflecting wall in Antwerp

About this project

The work involved:

  • the delivery and installation of 37 metal pipes, each with a diameter of 2,420 mm, a length of up to 42,000 mm and weighing 100 t. Total quantity: 3,100 t.
  • the delivery and installation of 5,805 m² of metal sheet piles, the upper part of which are 7.60 m below sea-level at low tide and thus needed the help of the support vessel, Albatross.
  • the dredging of 81,000 m³ of rocky sand, down to a level of 16.75 m below sea-level at low tide.
  • the delivery of 89,000 t of rockfill
  •  the delivery and installation of 810 t of steel grit between the poles.
  • Project name

    Current Deflecting Wall
  • Area of expertise

    Maritime and civil works
  • Location

  • Developer

    Ministerie van Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Afdeling Maritieme Schelde
  • Building period

  • Company