The vibro stone columns technique is one of the most used techniques for ground improvement processes all over the world. In recent years this technique is also used in Albania. For the first time in our country this method is used for ground improvement at Ferry Terminal of Durres, which is the biggest harbour of Albania. In this case the technique is used to reinforce silty clay and silty sand soils. There are two methods of construction in the vibro replacement technique named: the wet method and the dry method. In Durres Ferry Terminal building and yard infrastructure the dry method is used. The paper outlines the technique, the ways of application in different types of soil, and settlement and bearing capacity calculations for this case.
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