Special ApplicationsColin Bower2017-06-05T16:49:38+00:00
Docking Solutions design team work with a wide range of clients to develop special purpose solutions for unusual problems.
Project: Recycling & Refuse Platform
Dart Harbour & Navigation Authority
To design and manufacture a floating platform for the DHNA to provide a recycling & refuse facility for boat owners, located on the River Dart in the busiest area within the harbour of Dartmouth.
A single module 12 metres x 5.5 metres triple tubular flotation construction, a bespoke high load bearing decking with pedestrian side walks.
Project: Park Lake, Cornwall
Colliford Reservoir – Cornwall
May Gurney Ltd
To support pumping equipment. This special purpose pontoon is a single 15metre x 3metre module to provide a platform for mounting and supporting pipeline head for water extraction.
Tubular float frame with bespoke deck arrangement to customer’s specification.
Project: Wraysbury Resevoir
National Physics Laboratory
Provide stable and mobile embarkation point.
The clients requirement to service his floating laboratory with cargo and to provide a visitor platform has been met by the provision of a small fixed dock, a mobile dock and a mobile cargo trolley. Powered winches operate the entire system so that the dock can be located at the water edge regardless of the water level. Gantries are used for transferring goods to and from the mobile trolley.