Modifications to barge at Mallaig.

MALLAIG BARGE

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Pump-ashore pontoon barge to allow quick discharge of farmed fish direct from well-boat to processing shed.

Client Nevis Marine

Completion 2003

Value £0.75m

Modifications to steel pontoon barge to operate as pump-ashore facility for fish farm well-boats; assessment of wave climate; design of piled mooring system with fendered keepers; design of bridge to accommodate wide range of movement and minimise bending of delivery pipes; contract management; site supervision.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • 30m x 9m steel pontoon barge
  • 914mm dia. mooring piles
  • Flexibly mounted access bridge
  • Fendered keeper brackets

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

KEY FEATURES

Carefully detailed design to allow operation in lively wave climate and alongside berthing of 500 tonne well-boats; innovative design of bridge mountings and keeper brackets to minimise bending in delivery pipes.

CONTRACTORS

Piling & Steelwork - RJ McLeod

Bridge Mountings - Intermarine

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