Dover Berth 7 Walkway
On behalf of Royal Haskoning DHV and the Port of Dover Authority, Eadon Consulting were appointed to carry out an independent category 3 check and certification of an extension scheme to the pedestrian access brow (PAB) at Dover Berth 7, allowing passenger access between vessels and the dock.
Port of Dover
In Partnership with
The requirement was to perform a Category 3 Check to ensure adequacy of the existing structure and mechanical equipment against the increased loading following fitment of an 1m extension to the walkway. This work included verification of hydraulic cylinders and bearing pins. The task was performed using STAAD Pro analysis software to determine the global behaviour of the structure, and hand calculations for the individual components. All checks were conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Eurocodes and other relevant standards including: BS 6349 – Maritime Structures; BS 5400 – Steel, Concrete and Composite; BS EN 13001 – Cranes, General Design.