Upgrade of Mooring Chains, Portrush Harbour, Co. Antrim

Client:            Causeway & Glens Borough Council

Project Overview

Dive and Marine Contractors were contracted by Causeway & Glens Borough Council to undertake the installation of 20 mooring berths as PSCS. The works included the removal of existing chains and buoyage with follow on installation of new chains and buoys onto existing ground chains. The contract required a strategic approach to the managing of the project. It was essential that all diving and installation works were co-ordinated and carried out from the workboat CUAN Spirit.

Dive & Marine Contractors compiled the relevant diving documentation including dive plans, detailed method statement and risk assessment and liaised with the Portrush harbour master to obtain suitable permissions and permits as per the HSE Diving at Work Regulations 1997.