Damages due to the eastern Marmara Earthquake (EME) at port structures

Yuksel Y., ÇEVİK E., ÇELİKOĞLU Y., Bostan T., Ozmen H., Ozguven O.

11th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE-2001), Stavanger, Norway, 17 - 22 June 2001, pp.447-451 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Stavanger
  • Country: Norway
  • Page Numbers: pp.447-451
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Izmit Bay is located at the eastern part of Marmara Sea. It is approximately 50 km length. On the 17th of August (EME), an earthquake of 7.4 magnitudes with the epicenter at the southeastern corner of the Izmit Bay caused heavy damages to the port structures. This paper summarizes type of damages recorded at different type of infrastructures such as wharfs.