Friday, October 22nd, 2010
QuayQuip has recently upgraded the Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal, Lerwick, on the Isle of Noss in the Shetland Islands, following winter storm damage and the introduction of the RoRo freight vessel MV Hildasay earlier this year. Holmsgarth serves ferry routes to Aberdeen and Kirkwall, and to Hanstholom in Denmark.
The design process began with a detailed calculation of the optimal fender performance for a midship impact at any given radial angle. The rebuilt central structure incorporates the remaining capacity of the previous dolphin into a series of new piles and a concrete cap. Read more…Share this:LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle +1EmailMoreStumbleUponDiggTumblrRedditPocket