AIMS - Replacement of Dual Saltwater Intake Pipelines

Project Description / Overview:

Installation of Dual saltwater intake pipelines, off shore from the AIMS Cape Ferguson Facility approximately 50km South of Townsville. The project is located in a marine park area and all works required permission
and environmental approvals from the following agencies QPWS, GBRMPA, TCC, EPA and Marine Parks. Project completed on time and budget.


Australian Institute of Marine Science

Project Features:

  • Manage design of the anchorage system
    for pipeline
  • Installation of two intake lines— 280m
    & 490m long—200mm HDPE
  • 400m of Directional boring day lighting
    2m below Low water mark
  • CivilPlus have cast all anchor blocks to
    AS3600 in house
  • Fabricating and pressure testing of pipe
    strings prior to installation
  • All works located in marine park boundaries