Main Data

Length Overall 34.32 m
Depth 14.23

Rosyth Floating Caisson Drydock Gate

Designers: Clark and Standfield


Jacobs UK Limited working for Babcock International, Rosyth


Rosyth Dockyard, Scotland, UK

Preparation of Technical Requirements, Tender Review, and Design Review.


Project involved civil works and new caisson to replace existing caisson. C&S provided technical support to Jacobs for the Naval Architectural aspects of the new gate including stability, preponderance, strength requirements, ballasting system, structure, marine outfit.

Following input to specification requirements, C&S assisted in the review of design and construction drawings from the builder, Ravestein, Nederland.