Wallace Stone Wins Tarbert and Lochmaddy Contract

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has awarded a contract to Wallace Stone Consulting Engineers for design development work in advance of the introduction of a new ferry on the ‘Skye Triangle’ in 2018.

The work will include design development at Tarbert ferry terminal, owned by CMAL, and Lochmaddy ferry terminal, owned by Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar.

An agreement is in place between CMAL and Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, which will see CMAL manage the development and delivery of required works at Lochmaddy on the local authority’s behalf.

Wallace Stone will be tasked with identifying the required harbor improvements at Lochmaddy and Tarbert, and working with CMAL and Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar to agree preferred options to take to detailed design and construction.

Among the areas to be reviewed as part of the contract are mooring arrangements, fendering, linkspan, dredging, vehicle marshalling and access roads and footpaths.

The consultant will also manage and supervise ground investigation and concrete testing works.

Wallace Stone’s work will begin in this month and is anticipated to be completed in May 2017.

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Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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