Case Study Overview
This fast turn-around marine construction project involved the installation of a new tubular steel navigation marker pile at Middleton Sands, Barrow-in-Furness in 2017. The navigation marker was required to identify the sub surface obstructions and warn other vessels in the area of their existence.
At a glance
- Location: Middleton Sands, Barrow in Furness
- Plant used: Haven Seajack jack up barge
- What we did: Red7Marine was involved in the operations to install a new marker pile at Middleton Sands.
The mobilisation of the Haven Seajack with additional plant such as the crawler crane and piling equipment, occurred within days of the order being placed. Red7Marine provided a team of qualified site personnel, supported by the back-office team working from Wrabness.
After installing the tubular steel pile, the Red7Marine team site welded additional items such as bracketry on to the pile and fitted warning signs to ensure its stability and visibility before finally painting the navigation marker. Red7Marine’s organisational skills proved essential to the success of the project as the remote location meant that returning for equipment or material posed a significant logistical challenge.
Commercial Director of Red7Marine, Kristen Branford, commented: “This particular project highlights Red7Marine’s ability to plan and operate to an extremely high standard even under challenging time constraints. We were able to mobilise suitable equipment within days and complete the project to an exceptional standard. Attention to detail is key to ensure that projects such as this are completed on time and within budget. This is something that Red7Marine has a superb track record in.”
Red7Marine offered its expert marine consultancy services in order to manage the potential risks that were posed by the marine environment at Middleton Sands.
Attention to detail
Red7Marine has an expert track record in its attention to detail and its ability to provide solutions of the highest standards. Red7Marine was able to work under challenging time constraints with this particular project and the team was able to mobilise suitable equipment within days.
Red7Marine provided many solutions at the project panning stage in order to ensure that all equipment and materials were in place and no unnecessary trips to land were required.
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