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Norwegian Coastal Administration prepare Stad Ship Tunnel construction to cut shipping lanes Stad peninsula

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Tinuku ~ Norwegian Coastal Administration has begun Stad Ship Tunnel construction as the world's first ship tunnel to navigation bypass at Norway windy sea. A design made 1,700 meters long tunnel through the hills on the Stad peninsula which allows the ship to escape from one of the most dangerous region in the world.

Tinuku Norwegian Coastal Administration prepare Stad Ship Tunnel construction to cut shipping lanes Stad peninsula

Norwegian Coastal Administration has put the project into execution to realize the first full-scale ship tunnel in the world. The cruise line underground to cut one of the world's most dangerous shipping along the Norwegian coast.

Stad Ship Tunnel is done through drilling and blasting to perforate the rock at the narrowest point of Stad Peninsula which allows ships to navigate medium vessel size. The construction project NOK 2.3 billion carried out in two phases starting in 2018.

The tunnel was built not to bypass the normal time cruise as is commonly done, but to prevent the ships through dangerous waters. Stadhavet Sea as one of the most heavily winds, currents and strong waves in the north ocean.



Stad Ship Tunnel construction of 1.7 kilometers long, 37 meters high and 26.5 meters wide will involve blasting using conventional underground drilling rigs and rig pallet to remove about 3 million cubic meters of solid rock from the bowels of mountain.

Tinuku.com Norwegian Coastal Administration prepare Stad Ship Tunnel construction to cut shipping lanes Stad peninsula

Length: 1700 metres.
Height between ground and ceiling: 49 metres.
Width between tunnel walls: 36 metres.
Cross-sectional area: 1625 m2.
Solid rock to be removed: 3 million m3
Total costs: NOK 2,3 billion.
Construction time: 3-4 years.

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