Spundwand

Sheet piling walls, which can be used as retaining walls to hold back earth and/or water. They are what suffered the Schlosssprengung (“lock popping”) failure during construction of the new JadeWeserPort.

(SHPOONT vont.)

Schlosssprengung

Type of wall failure that caused one of the more serious and expensive (EUR 75 million) delays in the construction of the new JadeWeserPort. Basically, the lock pieces connecting the retaining wall sheets were popping loose.

(Shloss shprrrreng oong.)

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