Project Dabhol, India

Dabhol LNG Terminal

BESIX in India

The works BESIX carried out consisted of the design and construction of an off-shore breakwater of 2,300 m and an unloading jetty for LNG vessels. The piling works for the jetty were done from an 800 t capacity jack-up platform supporting one 100 t and one 200 t crawler crane.

Off-shore breakwater 2,300 m long

The main sequences of works were:

  • Production of rock from the quarry
  • Production of precast accropodes
  • Removal by a cutter suction dredger of the silt material underneath the breakwater

Unloading Jetty for LNG vessels

The works at the jetty included:

  • A 1,750 m long approach way on piles
  • A fuel jetty head
  • Four no. of berthing dolphins and four no. of mooring dolphins
  • A control building including utilities and air conditioning
  • Navigation aids equipment.

Project details

Project name

Dabhol LNG Terminal


Jetties, Breakwaters

Contract type



Dabhol, India




Dabhol Power Company, India with ENRON Engineering Co. as developer (represented by Lingtec Constructors)

Building Period

1998 - 2001

Total value

$ 125 million

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