SCRABSTER OLA PIER REDEVELOPMENT
The primary purpose of the proposed works was to provide a deep water quay suitable for use by 240m long cruise ships. In addition, there is a heavy lift slab for use by large mobile cranes loading heavy components onto vessels to serve the offshore oil and offshore renewables markets.
Client – RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd
Completion – 2021
Value – £18.5 million
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Design of a new inner pier section with combi wall piling surrounding the existing structure; the outer finger pier was strengthened to save cost, with new piling on the outer face and stressed rock anchors to resist new fender forces.
Outer finger pier strengthened 118m length – piling 1014t / concrete 420m³ / rock fill 40,000m³
Inner pier structure 166m length, 32.6m wide – piling 3040t / concrete 580m³
Concrete surfacing for use by heavy lift cranes – concrete 1,000m³
Dredging of outer bed rock to -9.0m CD; inner berth -7.5m CD – Dredge volume 84,000m³
Re-use of existing finger pier to save cost and carbon footprint.
Building of new piers from existing structures to save construction cost and remove the need to use floating plant; Services installed for future tank farm.
Project Manager – Wallace Stone
Main Contractor – RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd