The repair involved the installation of 50 no. 2t – 4t rock bags, 101 no. 5t grout bags, 170m3 of in-situ tremie underwater concrete stitch pours and 1,400t of 3t rock armour. Works were carried out from a spud leg barge and to maintain continuity of the Stena Line ferry service to Cairnryan, works were planned and carried out between sailings in 60-minute working windows.
All marine plant movements were rigorously planned with Belfast Harbour Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) who are responsible for the safety of all shipping movements and the protection of the environment within Belfast Harbour VTS area.
James leads all pre-construction activity including Business Development, Supply Chain Engagement, Preparation of PQQs, Tenders and Managing Multi-Disciplinary Teams. A graduate of the Queens University of Belfast, James is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, specialising in infrastructure and marine engineering.