UK: CFPA Continues Invergordon Services Base Development

Cromarty Firth Port Authority (CFPA) is continuing the development of the Invergordon Services Base in order to meet the growing demand of the offshore energy market.

CFPA intends to expand the port by embarking on a project to reclaim part of the of sea bed and the installation of an adjoining 100m of strengthened quay, including mooring dolphins, rock armouring and associated equipment.

The detailed Phase 3 redevelopment works will include:

– Land reclamation of approximately 35,000m2 of sea bed;

– Development of the site for use as a modern functioning service base including;

– Increased water depth at the quayside;

– Heavy load out quayside to support a 1000 tonne mobile crane with required piling arrangement, mooring dolphins, bollards, fendering system, mooring winches and corrosion system;

– Paving of reclaimed land to provide a suitable engineered flat area.

Associated utilities will include lighting to the dock, water supply, fire fighting capacity, electrical systems and have a proprietary drainage system to an interceptor and outfall meeting SEPA standards, and consultations and liaisons with regulators and key stakeholders.

Dredging Today Staff, June 7, 2013

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