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LOCATION

Deendayal Port, Gujarat, India

Client

ECIL Rapiscan Limited, Hyderabad

Product used

StrataWeb®

Application

Load support

About the project

The client proposed to install a mobile and fixed gamma-ray container scanner system for the container yard at Deendayal Port (erstwhile Kandla Port), Gujarat. The area is on the Gulf of Kutch coast, and the subsoil is soft marine clay. The ultimate bearing capacity is not adequate to withstand the maximum load of 40 tonnes of container stacks.

Strata was approached for a cost-effective ground improvement system. Considering the technical issues as well as time and economy factors, the most optimum solution was a system incorporating a single layer of StrataWeb® geocells in-filled with non-plastic granular material, the conventional gravel-sand mix for flexible pavements.

StrataWeb® geocells proved to be a rapid and successful solution to improve the bearing capacity of soft soil, and construction of the container yard could proceed immediately.

StrataWeb® is a fast and all-weather installation solution. No skilled labour is required. Installation is rapid, and local non-plastic material could be used as in-fill. These factors resulted in substantial savings of money and resources.

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