RJ McLeod

Scrabster Harbour Pier Redevelopment

Client: Scrabster Harbour Trust
Value: £16.93M
Engineer: Gardiner & Theobald
Completed: 2013


The contract was for the replacement of the existing quay to provide a multi-function quay to serve oil and gas, renewables and fishing industries. The works – carried out under NEC 3 Option A conditions of contract – included demolition of existing quay, sea based dredging and installation of steel piled quay faces, pontoons and hardstandings. The services provided on the new quay include fuel import/export lines, drainage, lighting, CCTV and communication lines.


Key Issues:
• Working within an operational harbour facility
• Remote North Coast location
• Marine mammal observation for piling works


Principal Elements included:
Steel piled quay faces 350m
Dredging 190,000m3
Imported rock fill 110,000m3
Rock armour 10,000t
Concrete 6,000m3



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