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Rosslare harbour circles
02 Sep 2020

Repairs to Berth 3 Linkspan Bridge at Rosslare Harbour

Irish Rail, on behalf of Rosslare Harbour, has awarded Global Rail Services Limited (GRSL) a contract to repair damage to the Berth 3 linkspan, which caters for the Stena Horizon and Europe ships.

The existing damaged structural steel elements are being replaced in a like for like manner. GRSL have been tasked with the fabrication of steel to an Execution level 3 (EXC3) for the linkspan with an estimated overall tonnage of 10 tonnes.

GRSL have provided a bespoke temporary working platform fixed to the underside of the linkspan structure for safe access to the front face of the linkspan, aided by the deployment of an MSO (Marine Survey Office) licenced safety boat with P4 certification and a competent trained skipper. The temporary platform was designed to be submerged into the sea when contract works are not taking place, so that the linkspan can remain operational for ships to use.

Works are being carefully managed and sequenced to allow ferries to operate normally, while the remedial works are being carried out and due for completion later this year.

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