Grand Manan Ferry Landing

Project Info

New ferry terminal including dredging, rock mattress, concrete caissons, rock mound approach, armour stone, scour protection, transfer bridge and hydraulic lifting system, panelized fendering system, bollards, lighting and emergency power. The caissons designed for this project are the latest to be constructed in the Maritimes provinces (the only ones in the last five years). The design of the caissons and the associated scour protection were based on conventional caisson design combined with the latest developments in caisson design from Japan research carried out by Goda and Tanimoto.

The hydraulic lifting system represented the latest in hydraulic components and computer automated control.