Load Test on Admiral Şükrü Okan ship-cradle

The Admiral Şükrü Okan ship-cradle, in Camialtı Shipyard, was loaded to test according to the test procedures and conditions specified by the TS-500 Design Code. The structural integrity and the load carrying capacity of the dock need to be investigated within the framework of the Tersane Istanbul restoration project. The test results revealed that the slabs and the beams of the ship-cradle (dock) satisfies the design criteria of the ongoing restoration works.