oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Sturrock Dock sliding caisson - repairing a 65-year-old marine structure

Volume 17, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The Sturrock Dry Dock in the Port of Cape Town, the largest of the two dry docks, is an important facility. Transnet required a detailed condition report on the dock and the compilation of a comprehensive repair programme for the sliding caisson and associated equipment. The gate has been drydocked for some four months now and the assessment is still in progress.

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