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CSIR to model Khalifa Port, UAE

by Selwyn Bergman
on 25 Nov 2008
Oceanography SA
Oceanography SA

The Hydraulics Laboratory of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) located in Stellenbosch is contracted to conducted a physical model for Khalifa Port, one of the worlds biggest port projects.

The proposed port at Khalifa, located in the United Arab Emirates will, if built, cover an area of 2.2 square kilometres and have an annual capacity of 2 million TEU's.

Further reading:
CSIR helps develop Mid East harbour project

Digital Photos courtesy of the CSIR

Physical model - hydraulics laboratory - CSIRThe CSIR's Hydraulics Laboratory in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. Photograph taken during a physical modelling study for St. Annes in the Seychelles.

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