PORTMAHOMACK PONTOON IMPLEMENTATION
New pontoon facility in historic harbour to provide improved berthing and access for local vessels and visiting yachts.
Client – Portmahomack Harbour Action Group
Completed – 2006
Value – £100,000
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Feasibility, assessment of wave climate, detailed design, contract management
- Tidal Berthing – 100 lin-m
- Access Bridge – 22m long
- Mooring Systems – chain & anchor
- Shore frame and overwintering frame
Designed to minimise disruption by wave climate; special provisions for drying out on foreshore; careful detailing of connection to harbour wall; facilities for rotating access bridge to support frame over winter months.
Main Contractor – Varis Engineering