STORNOWAY NEWTON MARINA
New marina, including deepening of basin with dredged material used to reclaim an extensive area for boatsheds and vessel storage; rock breakwater; 75 berth pontoons restrained on steel piles; boat hoist structure for 100t hoist; concrete slipway with dedicated pontoons for ease of use.
Client – Stornoway Port Authority
Completion – 2019
Value – £6.7 million
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Development of concept, feasibility study, ground investigation, detailed design, contract management, and site supervision.
- Dredging of marina basin 85,000m³
- Reclamation 98,000m³, generating 14,000m²
- Pontoons: 345m of access walkways & hammerheads
- Pontoons: 24 finger piers of various lengths
- Sheltering rock breakwater 110m
- Cantilever steel piles 15no.
- Boat hoist structure on steel piles 65t
- Cathodic protection to all piles
- Slipway with dedicated pontoons 48m
- Services and drainage
- Navigation buoys marking entrance channel 10no.
Economical earthworks with all reclamation and breakwater (armouring excluded) constructed from dredging of basin; bulk of dredging from access bunds.
Project Manager – Wallace Stone
Main Contractor – RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd
Piling – Quinn Piling
Pontoons – Inland & Coastal
Cathodic Protection – Impalloy/QDS