Findochty Harbour Pontoon Repairs

Lochshell Engineering were awarded the contract to carry out repairs to the pontoons at Findochty Harbour for Moray Council.


The works included:

  • Removal of West pontoons and fingers and delivery to Wick where inspection and repair works were carried out. 
  • Refurbishment of defective steelwork structures. 
  • Refurbishment of defective floats.
  • Fabrication and installation of float brackets.
  • Fabrication and installation of polyurethane guide bearings. 
  • Fabrication and installation of replacement pontoon hinges.
  • Removal of defective plastic protection strips from external steelwork.
  • Replacement of defective timber decking sections and supporting timbers. Application of marine primer and 2No coats of Coo-Var anti-slip deck paint.
  • Coating of external steelwork using Galvafroid and a top coat applied using Hamemrite gloss.
  • Removal of pontoon guides and ladder. Fabrication and installation of new pontoon guides and ladder.
  • Transportation of pontoons from Wick to Findochty, Installation of refurbished pontoons.

Works undertaken February - March 2018.