breasting dolphin

breasting dolphin

[¦brest·iŋ ¦däl·fən]
(civil engineering)
A pile or other structure against which a moored ship rests.
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There are also four breasting dolphins to load LPG onto carriers of up to 32,000 cubic metres.
The scope of work for the first agreement will include the joint venture consortium adding two breasting dolphins and four mooring dolphins for the jetty, access trestle and ramp, adding two loading arms for LPG handling 8'' diameter and navigational aids, in addition to the on-shore facilities, piping works and firefighting systems.
The second agreement's scope is to add two breasting dolphins and four mooring dolphins, access trestle and ramp, adding two loading arms for LNG handling 12'' diameter and navigational aids, additionally to the on-shore facilities and firefighting systems, moreover, the design of the northern timber jetty to hold the LNG tug boats, and a harbor master administration building and workshop, the jetty top-side and on-shore mechanical and electrical works includes gas process area, and the construction of the gas pipeline towards the tie-in point with existing Jordan transition gas pipeline, additionally to the construction of the marine services administration building.
The breasting dolphins were constructed as fully in-situ, reinforced main dolphin structures with rebates to accommodate the installation of precast fender panels.
The project comprises the construction of six mooring dolphins, four breasting dolphins with fenders, a concrete platform, walkways and an access bridge.
The new petroleum jetty comprises a 240 metres steel trestle on steel piles, including a concrete offloading platform of 12 x 25 metres, four mooring dolphins, two breasting dolphins and a fender rack.