Once infrastructure facilities such as roads, bridges, railways, ports and airports are in operation, they have to be constantly supervised and maintained. But keeping track of the state of facilities may be an enormous task when you are supposed to maintain thousands of square metres. So how do you keep track of the condition of numerous kilometres of road, or a huge airport or port area?
The Great Belt Bridge consists of both a 4-lane 21 km long highway divided into two bridges and a 25 km railway including an 8 km rail tunnel and a 7 km rail bridge. The Great Belt Bridge connects the eastern and western parts of Denmark and is life nerve in the Danish infrastructure and transportation system.
Haldor Topsøe A/S is one of the world's leading companies within process technology, research and development in heterogeneous catalysis for oil refineries, chemical production and green tech. Over a period of 18 months, Ramboll carried out a major stock analysis and stock design project, which optimised Haldor Topsøe’s management of spare parts.
Älvsborgsbron is a suspension bridge from 1966 that crosses Göta Älv in Gothenburg, Sweden. It carries a six-lane highway, pedestrian and bicycle tracks. The main span is 417,6 meters and the bridge, including approach bridges, is approximately 900 meters. The Pylons are approximately 100 m tall.
Metro Service was seeking an independent perspective on their asset management activities and chose Ramboll to perform an ISO55001 gap analysis of their organization. The analysis indicated to what extent the client complied with the standard on all parameters in order to ensure further improvement of their Asset Management programme.
The condition measurements shall give the Swedish Transport Administration the overview they need to create an idea of the current state of the road network, with respect to the longitudinal road marking.
Ramboll’s special RST technology is used worldwide to measure the condition of roads and road markings.
Haldor Topsøe A/S is one of the world's leading companies within process technology, research and development in heterogeneous catalysis for oil refineries, chemical production and green tech. Ramboll completed an ambitious and challenging project for their green-field plant in Tianjin, China.
Ramboll has completed two major Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) projects on one of Vattenfall’s power plants in Denmark.
The Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, which was completed in 2013, is the world's third largest offshore wind farm. The 400 MW wind farm, placed in the Kattegat strait between Jutland and the island of Anholt, produces energy equivalent to the annual energy consumption of 400,000 households, or 4% of Denmark's total power consumption.
Global Tech I is one of the first offshore wind farms which has been built in the German North Sea. Comprised of 80 wind turbines – each with a capacity of 5 megawatts – the wind farm has an installed total capacity of 400 megawatts which makes it the largest offshore wind farm in German waters.
The Bogibeel rail/road bridge is currently under construction across the river Brahmaputra in Dibrugarh district, in the state of Assam in northeast of India. The just above 5km bridge is one of the longest river bridges in the country. The span configuration of the bridge includes; 40 spans of 125m and two end-span of 33 m. The lower deck of the bridge comprises of a twin railway track, and the upper deck provides three-lane for vehicle traffic use.
Ramboll’s detailed design for a major upgrade of Morocco’s Jorf Lasfar facilities is being implemented while the port remains operational.
Using effective planning and innovative technology to complete refurbishment work on operational runways.
A semi-permanent urban forest sculpture designed by students with digital modelling expertise and civil and structural engineering supplied by Ramboll.
Set within a former railway station’s retained Grade II listed sandstone façade; Embankment consists of a 10 storey office sat atop a three-level car park podium. A future phase will add a second nine storey building upon the podium.
In Copenhagen, one of the world’s leading cities for cycling, congestion is not confined to the road system. A range of new Super Bike Path solutions includes green waves, fast lanes and virtual traffic islands to increase capacity and flow on bike paths.
The project is part of the Copenhagen Bicycle Policy, which aims at improving conditions for cyclists in city centre. Ramboll is involved in the planning and establishment of new bicycle paths in and around the historical urban core. The project is executed with a special focus on the integration of bicycle traffic with the historical city centre and the urban environment.
Appointed as the lead design consultant for this project, Ramboll provided the multi-disciplinary engineering services as well as validated and optimised the initial design and reviewed the constructability that have enabled the client to create a vibrant environment that invites visitors to “live the game”.
This project ensured the continual safe operation of one of the UK’s most critical pieces of infrastructure. It involved asset management and capacity enhancement as part of the upgrade of existing berths to accommodate larger VLCC vessels at ExxonMobil’s Fawley Oil Refinery
A new fourteen kilometers double track through the city of Holmestrand will greatly improve the rail services on the Vestfold line. Rambøll is responsible for the design of seven kilometers of the line and Holmestrand Statio
The Øresund Link connects the Danish capital Copenhagen with the city of Malmö in southern Sweden by a four lane motorway and a two track electrified railway for high speed (200 km/h) passenger services as well as freight trains.
Marina Mall is a 180,000 sqm retail and leisure facility in the Lusail development on the east coast of Qatar. The mall includes over 70,000 sqm leasable retail over three main levels, as well as a hypermarket within the basement. It will also house cinemas, family entertainment centre, restaurants with terraces overlooking the marina and spa facilities.
As part of an ambitious plan to develop a railway based public transport in Doha, Qatar Railways Rail has appointed a Joint Venture comprising PORR, the Saudi Binladin Group and HBK Contracting for the design and construction of Green Line Underground.
Ramboll is providing Lead Engineering Consultancy, Design and Construction Supervision on this 124-hectare multi-use development in Qatar.
Gullbergsvass is one of seven neighbourhoods in central Gothenburg’s port area to be transformed into the attractive new ‘RiverCity’. Ramboll performed a feasibility study for the 90 hectare district as a basis for stakeholder dialogue on the development. RiverCity promises to position Gothenburg as one of the top five cities in Europe for growth potential.
Ramboll was lead engineer for Cobham Motorway Service Area, a 20ha development on an environmentally sensitive greenfield site.
The Khalifa University Extension Phase 1 Project will add an additional area of 120,000 sqm to the existing 34,500 sqm of the current campus. Ramboll provided multidisciplinary services for extension.
As part of the Fehmarn Belt tunnel project, the 110 km railway line between Ringsted and the Fehmarn-link in Rødby will undergo a comprehensive upgrade. The project includes raising the speed limit to 200 km/h and expansion from single to double track between Vordingborg and Rødby. Existing railway stations will be rebuilt and a new station will be built in Holeby. All of this in order to ensure a quick and efficient transportation of cargo and passengers to Germany.
In the future Scandinavia and the rest of Europe will be connected by the world's longest road and rail tunnel.