Aerial view of Inverness Marina.

INVERNESS PONTOONS

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

View above the pontoons at Inverness Marina.

Inverness Marina Limited - 150 Berth Marina.

Design of piled mooring system to pontoons; project management & supervision of piling works, design of disabled access facilities; design of boat lift support system.

Client Varis Engineering Ltd

Completion 2008

Value £1.75m

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Two 18m long disabled access bridges and intermediate floating platform supported on piles during low tides.
  • 33 mooring piles of 406mm and 508mm diameter;
  • Boat lift support structure using steel beams on 4 piles.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

Piling installation required close tolerance to suit pontoon mooring brackets, maintain the line of pontoons and prevent jamming during tidal movement. Disabled access bridges provide access for wheel chair users at all states of the tide.

KEY FEATURES

Access Bridge leading to the pontoons at Inverness Marina.

CONTRACTORS

Project Manager - Wallace Stone

Main Contractor - Varis Engineering Ltd

Piling Contractor - Currie Brothers Ltd

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