Lochshell Engineering were appointed as Principal Contractor by Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited to undertake the fabrication, delivery, installation and commissioning of a new linkspan for Port Ellen Harbour, Islay. The existing linkspan at Port Ellen was over 50 years old and showing signs of deterioration, therefore a new linkspan with a greater capacity was commissioned.
Site survey’s, including the use of ROV, for pre and post works inspections of the sea bed and surrounding areas were carried out.
Lochshell Engineering’s main responsibilities throughout the contract included:
Works undertaken November 2015 - November 2016.