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  • Gioia Tauro LNG regasification plant

    2014 - In progress

    Seismic site response analyses, carried out by means of both semi-empirical methods and numerical models (dynamic, coupled and incorporating liquefaction development) at the LNG tanks and the onshore pipeline areas. Design of the soil treatment works.

  • S.S. 106 JONICA Variante Gioiosa Jonica

    2013 - In progress

    Geotechnical and structural design and technical assistance for n.3 bored tunnel and n.2  cut and cover tunnel.

  • OCTP Block Development Project Offshore Ghana

    2013 - In progress

    On board technical supervision and assistance during the execution of the offshore geotechnical surveys. Technical revision of the geotechnical interpretative reports.

  • Quadrilatero Umbria-Marche (road link) - Maxilotto 1

    2012 - In progress

    Modifications to the original design because of the presence of landslides and assistance during construction.

  • A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria Highway Lot 3 Part 1st

    2012 - In progress

    Geomechanical and structural design and technical assistance for n.3 bored tunnels totalling 10 km. Landslides analysis and stabilization. Viaducts foundations analyses.

  • ENI-Ravenna activity integration

    2010 - In progress

    Geotechnical design for the whole works and the civil works design of two new 3000m3 each, buried tanks (25m x 70m slab on n.150, 40m piles) and collateral.

  • Parma, Italy - PRU ""Ex Boschi"" FS railway station

    2006 - In progress
    Design and assistance during construction works.Detailed design: retaining structures of high (15m) excavations in urban area in problematic geotechnical and hydro-geological conditions.Reinforced concrete and steel structures (2 levels underground and 6 levels over ground, over a surface of about [...]
  • South Stream Project


    Geotechnical characterization and design of suction piles foundations.

  • Aegean Refinery Project


    Design of excavations, slope stabilization and retaining structures necessary for the construction of a new terrace where large diameter tanks will be erected.

  • Autostrada Pedemontana Lombarda


    Geotechnical consultancy aimed to the critical analysis of the detailed design of viaducts and cut & cover tunnels located within B1 and C lots; study of possible alternatives and design optimization.

  • New Catania - Ragusa highway


    Final Design of the runoff and the platform drainage system, earthworks balance and verification of the geotechnical design for the new highway 70km long.

  • Mozambique LNG Project


    Geotechnical characterization and design of Jetty Piles Foundation, Liquefaction analyses, pile-liquefied soil interaction analyses, temporary causeway rubble mound stability.

  • Costa Concordia wreck removal

    2012 - 2013
    The design consists of a preliminary making safe of the Costa Concordia wreck and the subsequent restoration of floating condition. SOIL srl have been appointed to undertake the geological and geotechnical assesment for the design of foundations and anchoring structures. www.theparbucklingproject.c [...]
  • Chioggia, Italy - Venice preservation from high tide

    2005 - 2013
    Geotechnical assistance in the design of dam caissons at Chioggia mouth, with the purpose of protecting Venice from high tide.Assistance in the design of an additional system to prevent water from entering the deep excavation used for caissons construction.Soil modelling for the design of the base [...]
  • National Archaeological Museum of Sybaris


    Design of the intervention aimed at the liquefaction risk mitigation for the foundation soils in seismic conditions, by means of drainage piles.

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Costa Concordia Parbuckling

For the purposes of the safe removal of the Costa Concordia wreck, SOIL Srl has been involved into all aspects concerning the geological and geotechnical design and assistance for the construction of the foundation structures.

The Costa Concordia Wreck Removal Project foresaw in the first stage the rotation of the wreck to its vertical position (parbuckling phase) and subsequently its re-floating by means of the installation of steel caissons on both sides of the ship.

The parbuckling required the construction of underwater anchoring structures on the landward side of wreck and the installation of three submerged platforms for its temporary support in vertical position on the seaward side. The structures were built respectively at water depths of 5 ÷ 10m and 40 ÷ 50m below sea level. Drilled steel piles (D = 2m) were designed for the platforms foundations.

The activities performed by SOIL Srl concerned:

Working Group

Project Leaders:
Eng. Luigi Albert: general management, geotechnical design of foundation structures;
Geol. Fabio Staffini: design team coordinator, geological design and geomechanical modeling.

Design team:
Eng. Angelo Lambrughi: technical supervision during the investigation surveys, geomechanical modeling of the anchor blocks and technical supervision during construction and testing of the foundation structures;
Eng. Pietro Coppola: geomechanical modeling for the piles of the sea side platforms;
Eng. Davide Spinelli: geotechnical design of foundation structures;
Geol. Marta Senaldi: geological mapping, geological and geomechanical design.
Eng. Alessandro Bonasio: morpho bathymetric modelling and CAD drawings.


Prof. Eng. Giancarlo Gioda: geomechanical modeling of fractured rock masses around the piles;
Prof. Geol. Giorgio Pasquaré: general geological survey of the onshore areas;
Geol. Teodoro Aldo Battaglia: geological survey and assistance for the positioning of the anchor blocks;
Geol. Andrea Rossotti: diving assistance for the positioning of the anchor blocks.