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"The reward of suffering is experience." - Papyrus


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A fish port can be constructed in about two phases just as shown below in wording. This procedure was adopted from the construction of the port of Misurata in Libya, the Mediterranean sea in the 1970’s.


- two jetties (northern and eastern) of the total length 3 km;

- six deep water berths made of concrete blocks for reloading and transfer bulk cargo, the founding depth was at the level of 12 m and the total length 1,100 m;

- dredging in sand, sandstone and limestone, total 700,000 m3; - filling of the port, total 1,900,000 m3;

- reinforced concrete piles for the structure foundations, cross section 45x45 cm, total 1,000 m;

- two reloading and transfer halls, warehouse, office buildings, customs, police station, open storage, roads, services, water, rain and foul water sewage, electricity, water tower, cleaner and

filter, fence and other supporting structures necessary for good functioning of an international goods and cargo port.


- eleven deep water berths as in the first phase, total length 2,050 m;

- dredging in sand, sandstone and limestone, total 3,800,000 m3;

- filling of the port, total 2,000,000 m3;

- reinforced concrete piles for the structure foundations, total 7,000 m3;

- steel piles for the crude oil ring: dia 2,200, bored ... 8 pcs., i=24 m, dia 1,000, bored ... 18 pcs., dia 450, bored ... 8 pcs., i=18 m;

- steel piles for sinhrolift: dia 1,000, bored ... 99 pcs., i=21.0 m, dia 560, bored ... 18 pcs., i=13.5 m;

- five transit halls, two storage halls, office buildings, canteen, workshops and other smaller buildings;

- synchrolift, as a reinforced concrete structure on steel supports;

- ring for crude oil reloading.

Another less technical way was in the case of Barangay fishing port who took full responsibility of its building and maintenance after the typhoon that hit their area Barangay. Buluangan was a coastal village in San...


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