Our Harbour team in collaboration with an external approved contractor, the vessel’s owner’s insurance company and their appointed marine surveyor, started recovering the boat Ar Bageergan which sank in Penzance Harbour on the Wednesday 23rd August. Falmouth-based Seawide Services are utilising air bags to lift the vessel from the dock bottom and once lifted and […]
St Ives has received a third fish crane for its harbour, thanks to funding from the St Ives Town Deal Accelerator. The new crane will enable local fishing boats to unload their catches more quickly and easily, supporting the town’s economy and heritage. The harbour already has two fish cranes (also known as “davits”) but
Works have been completed to return Steps 2 to operation from week commencing 14th August ahead of the Tall Ships event. The work was undertaken by Cormac with technical support from WSP who have carried out a number of surveys of the Pier structure. Repairs are ongoing on steps 3 and 5 at this time.
In early August a dredge campaign was undertaken at the harbour. Work focused on the area between the Rank Building Outer Wall and Albert Pier as well as the Lighthouse Pier where Scillonian III berths. A hydrographic survey will be undertaken in September and published in the Document Centre.