UK: Council Unveils Coplands Dock Dredging Plan

Orkney Islands Council has announced plan for dredging and marine civils work at the Coplands Dock, Stromness.

The works comprise:

– A new pier with a deck area of approximately 2,900m2 and an approach approximately 95m long by 8m wide constructed using tubular steel piles with a concrete deck slab,

– Supply and installation of pier furniture including bollards, fenders, lights, power boxes and wave screens,

– The contractor will be responsible for undertaking the structural design and producing construction drawings for the new pier and approach structure (these will be based on general layout drawings provided by the client),

– Dredging works are required to provide minimum water depths of -5m CD to outer berths and -3.5m CD to inner berths (it is estimated the dredge quantity is approx. 16,000m2 and will be disposed of at sea),

– Construction of a new 6.2m wide, 550m long bitmac surfaced access road designed by the client to service the new pier, and will include the installation of power, water, telecomms and SW drainage services.

Deadline for expressions of interest is 13.2.2012.

Dredging Today Staff, January 20, 2012;


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