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SFT Buoys and Ocean Guard Fenders supplied for Port Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
Located in the Southeast of Canada the city of Charlottetown is the capital of the province Prince Edward Island. Port Charlottetown is the main maritime gateway to the region. Therefore, an expansion project was launched in 2018 to extend the existing cruise berth by 270 meters, so that two 330-meter vessels are able to berth at the same time. The project with a total value of 12 million USD included the construction of four breasting dolphins and one additional cruise berth as well as the construction an access gangway, connecting the western dolphins to allow passengers easy access to port facilities. Additional berthing space for larger vessels was created by the installation of mooring buoys. The project was completed in the fall 2020 and should enhance existing and new port activities such as cruises, aggregates and petroleum imports.
The general contractor for this project was McNally Construction Inc. who entrusted our Canadian representative Davtec Marine Inc. and our US SFT office with the supply of Buoys and Foam Fenders. Specifically, we supplied 4 sets of mooring buoys with a size of 12.3 ft x 7.1 ft (3,750 mm x 2,160 mm), each complete with Double Quick Release Hook and Navigational Aids, and 4 sets of Ocean Guard Fenders measuring 10 ft x 16 ft (3,050 mm x 4,880 mm). We also delivered 10 pieces of T Head Bollards with a capacity of 100 tons and 5 steel ladder sets, each complete with two DD Fenders for side protection. All items were ordered in 2018 and then installed in 2019.
We congratulate the Charlottetown Port Authority on this successful infrastructure project and are grateful to be a part of this development. ShibataFenderTeam wishes all cruise lines a successful operation at the Port of Charlottetown. (#0719)