Three Gorges Ship Lift

China
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Urban
Water

A vertical ship lift has been constructed which allows the transfer of the ships at the Three Gorges Hydropower Project.

Client China Three Gorges Project Corporation (CTGPC), China
Emplacement Gao Xia Da Dao, Yiling Qu, Yichang Shi, Hubei Sheng, Chine
Période 2004 - 2008
Capacité 3,000 ton ships, maximum lift of 113 m

A vertical ship lift has been constructed which allows the transfer of the ships at the Three Gorges Hydropower Project in the People's Republic of China. The ship lift uses a toothed rack drive (drive shaft), with a nut port rotary locking rod spindle as a safety device. The lift has a maximum lift height of 113 m and can accommodate a 3,000 ton passenger ship, which can be transferred from the upstream side to the downstream side - and vice versa - in less than one hour.

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Sous-domaines utilisés

Introduction aux sous-domaines utilisés
Siting & Geotechnical Engineering River Hydraulics Design of water-bound infrastructure Coastal Erosion and Estuarine Flood Management Dams Waterways, Locks and Ship Liftsx