Slipway and workboat pontoon development

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A new supersize slipway and a pontoon for workboat berthing are now in place at Pembroke Port, as part of the Swansea Bay City Deal-backed Pembroke Dock Marine project.

Works are underway to create a bigger slipway capable of launching and recovering large marine energy devices and vessels by adjusting two existing slipways. The removal of the central section between the two slipways will create a new supersize facility and the materials removed will be repurposed to infill the timber pond on the south side of the site, creating hard standing for industrial use.

Construction completed of a new workboat pontoon near the existing ferry berth. The pontoon will provide much-needed berthing for vessels to support long term operations and maintenance contracts for the floating offshore wind (FLOW) industry.

The Pembroke Dock Marine project will establish a world-class centre for marine energy and engineering with easy access to the Celtic Sea and its significant marine energy resources. We’re also supporting the renewable industry by creating additional fabrication and laydown space, and developing office and workshop spaces in the Hangar Annexes.

Initiated by contractor BAM Nuttall in August 2022 construction was completed by the end of 2023, marking a significant milestone.


Recent Achievements:

  • Installation of all five pontoons has been successfully accomplished, with operational readiness anticipated in early 2024.

  • The construction of the slipway is finalized, now fully operational, facilitating seamless maritime activities.

Last updated: February 2024

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To discuss your business requirements, please contact Sharon Adams, Commercial Manager by submitting an enquiry form or calling +44 (0)1646 696631.

Pembroke Dock Marine is funded by the UK Government and Welsh Government through the Swansea Bay City Deal, and through the public and private sectors. It is also part funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government.

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