STUDIES FOR PORT DEVELOPMENT AT NANALAYJA, GUJARAT

OBJECTIVES

GIMCO has proposed to develop a green field Ship building and Ship repair yard. Indomer has conducted the various ceanographic studies covering bathymetry survey, shallow seismic survey, side scan sonar survey, current / tide measurements, seabed sediments and seawater quality.

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SALIENT FINDINGS

• The spring tidal range existed around 3.9 m.
• The maximum current speed varied upto 1.81 m/s.
• Seabed comprised of cemented shells and limestone.
• Seabed top upto 2 m covered with thin layer of sand.
• Isolated rocky outcrops are seen widely at offshore.
• Water quality showed clean and productive sea.

SEABED BBATHYMETRY 3D

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TYPICAL SHALLOW SEISMIC RECORD

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