KYLEAKIN FEED MILL MARINE WORKS
Reconstruction of pier at former quarry with main pier 147m long from steel combi piles and outer berth hammerhead constructed using reinforced concrete caissons, obtained second hand from Dublin, and sunk onto a prepared foundation of rockfill. Along the original foreshore an area of hardstanding to the west and quayside laydown area together with a large slipway to the east. Piled crane beams and conveyor supports were provided for material handling equipment. Significant dredging was needed for the berth pocket.
Client – Marine Harvest Scotland Ltd
Completion – 2018
Value – £14M
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Feasibility and site surveys; consents applications and detailed design; tendering process; site supervision and project management during construction; Principal Designer.
- Steel piling 2600t
- Dredging 100,000m³
- Concrete works 8140m³
- Rock fill 102,300t
Obtaining and towing second hand caissons from Port of Dublin to form the outer berth; Difficult consents applications due to Marine Protected Area and presence of Flame Shell Mussel beds; Dredging works reused material within the works with surplus brought into quarry for reuse.
Project Manager – Wallace Stone
Main Contractor – RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd