Other projects

Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel


Client : Setec

Dates : 1998

Presentation :

- Peninsula in Brittany

- Highly touristy place: 3 million visitors per year

- Classed by the UNESCO as a world heritage in 1979

- The jetty built to insure a dry access tends to reduce the movements of sand in the bay

DVO Services :

- Study of all the possible means to transfer people from the shore to the island and to let the water flow in the bay

- Pre engineering of one solution: a mobile footbridge

Condamine Harbour

Condamine Harbour


Client : Doris engineering and BEC Frères

Dates : 1997-2001

Presentation :

- Monaco

- Extension of the Condamine harbour, with a new floating jetty, linked to the shore by a ball-joint

- New jetty: 352m long, 16m draft

- Total service weight: 163 000 tons

- Ball-joint weight: 770 tons

DVO Services :

- Conceptual design of the installation procedures for the shore caisson and the floating jetty

- Supervision of geotechnical and geophysical soil surveys