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    Ras Al Khair mine export terminal
  • Ras Al Khair mine export terminal
  • Ras Al Khair mine export terminal
  • Ras Al Khair mine export terminal
  • Ras Al Khair mine export terminal

Ras Al Khair mine export terminal

Ras Al Khair is a new port for the export of aluminium products and ammonium phosphate. HR Wallingford carried out a wide range of studies to deliver a safe and accessible marine design. This included navigation simulation, a dynamic mooring study, investigation of current and wave design conditions, estimates of dredging requirements for the navigation channel, and physical model tests of the seawall and breakwater structure.

A major new port for Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Ports Authority constructed a port to serve the Ras Al Khair industrial zone in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The port will become a major export hub for aluminium products and ammonium phosphate.

Phase 1 was completed in 2010 and formed three berths on the south eastern side of a new harbour basin.  Phase 2 involves the construction of two berths on the northern face of the basin.

Comprehensive marine engineering solutions

HR Wallingford supported both phases of the design work, and carried out:

Assuring operability and safe navigation

We have helped our client design an export terminal that will deliver a very high level of operability, and that also provides for safe and robust operation.

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We carried out a wide range of studies to deliver a safe and accessible marine design, including navigation simulation, mooring analysis, metocean conditions assessment, dredging estimates, and physical model tests.

We carried out a wide range of studies to deliver a safe and accessible marine design, including navigation simulation, mooring analysis, metocean conditions assessment, dredging estimates, and physical model tests.

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Tom Matthewson

Tom Matthewson

Technical Director, Marine

+44 (0)1491 822474

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Mark McBride

Mark McBride

Group Manager, Ships

+44 (0)1491 822263

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