Titan Master Constructions Sdn Bhd

Coastal Erosion Protection System

Wind, tide and waves constantly batter our coastline. Valuable land would quickly be lost to salt water if our shores were not constantly re-inforced and protected against the onslaught of the sea with groynes and embankments

Groyne: Groynes are cross-shore structures designed to reduce longshore transport on open beaches or to deflect nearshore currents within an estuary. The effect of a single groyne is the accretion of beach material on the updrift side and erosion on the downdrift side; both effects extend some distance from the structure.
Groyne construction: A groyne is built starting from the land and moving out to sea. Rock groynes have the advantages of simple construction, long term durability and the ability to absord some wave energy due to their semi-permeable nature. A groyne system (or series of groynes) results in a saw-tooth shaped shoreline within the groyne field, and a different beach level on either side of the groyne.
Coastal embankment: A coastal embankment is also called a levee from the French "to raise" and is a section of the shoreline raised for protection against tidal flooding or erosion. These embankments are often extented to estuary inlets to protect against flooding particularly during spring tides.
Rock bund: Just as a river bund protects river banks, so rock bund construction protects lengths of shoreline.