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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The liquid nitrogen gas loading facility was broken into six mooring dolphins, five breasting dolphins and a loading platform, all of which are concrete structures suspended over the sweater on top of steel piles driven into the seabed.
Design and build the marine infrastructure, including an LNG jetty with a 216m trestle, a 50m by 35m platform, four breasting dolphins, six mooring dolphins and intake/outfall structures.
The marine works include four mooring dolphins, two breasting dolphins and a loading platform.
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.
There are also four breasting dolphins to load LPG onto carriers of up to 32,000 cubic metres.
Tenders are invited for bulk dock generally includes removing two existing breasting dolphins and installing two new monopile barge breasting structures, replacing existing ship fender systems, installing intertidal corrosion protection pile wraps, replacing timber bumpers, repairing or installing five new steel pile caps and ten steel piles, performing concrete repairs, replacing corroded metal accessories, including hardware, ladders, and steel hdg-steps, repairing one concrete outfall, and repairing articulating concrete revetment.
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.
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.