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Newport Shipyard supplies Floating Breakwater and Megayacht Fingers

March 10, 2021

Located in Newport, Rhode Island, Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard is at the epicenter of a world-class sailing and boating destination. The full-service marina recently replaced a wooden dock with a state-of-the-art SF Marina floating dock array and floating breakwater to accommodate larger vessels and gain protection from Narragansett Bay’s rough waves. Because of its northern […]

FT LAUDERDALE PIER SIXTY-SIX RECONFIGURES WITH SF MARINA

January 4, 2021

Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina is synonymous with the yachting lifestyle. Owner Tavistock Development Company has begun a major transformation of the property, starting with a new state-of-the-art SF Marina floating concrete superyacht dock for its Pier South location. As visiting superyachts became ever larger over the years, the existing fixed dock […]

MIXED-USE NEW ENGLAND HARBOR REBUILDS WITH SF MARINA

November 30, 2020

In 2019, Lars Vinjerud II purchased Capt. Leroy’s Marina, a mixed commercial and recreational marina on Popes Island, New Bedford, Massachusetts, and renamed it Fleet Marina. Vinjerud is owner and president of Fleet Fisheries, an 18-vessel scallop and lobster fishing and distribution operation. He chose to renovate and modernize the site utilizing a state-of-the-art floating […]

SWEDISH HOTEL FLOATS ON SF MARINA SYSTEMS FLOATING FOUNDATION

October 13, 2020

SWEDISH HOTEL FLOATS ON SF MARINA SYSTEMS FLOATING FOUNDATIONS When most people think about a building’s foundation, they think reinforced concrete. And with Slottsholmen, a two-story, 33-room hotel on the picturesque town of Västervik, Sweden, they wouldn’t be wrong. Except, instead of being set into bedrock, this structure is actually floating on a custom-engineered pontoon […]

Conanicut Marine in Jamestown RI install SF Marina Systems custom ferry dock

September 23, 2020

SF MARINA COMPLETES UNUSUAL FERRY DOCK IN RHODE ISLAND   The new Jamestown Newport Ferry dock at Conanicut Marine Services in Jamestown, Rhode Island, needed to meet two important criteria: be creatively shaped to fit into an existing configuration and offer ADA-accessibility to its passengers. Owner Bill Munger turned to SF Marina, the leader in […]

SF Marina Projects in Massachussetts reported in Marina Dockage

September 23, 2020

https://www.marinadockage.com/makeover-for-massachusetts-marinas/?utm_source=WJEmail&utm_medium=SendGrid&utm_campaign=website

Pier 6 Marina, Charlestown MA installs High freeboard Floating breakwater / Superyacht berth

September 14, 2020

SF Marina Systems USA suppled  330’ of type 400 floating breakwater configured with a higher 25” freeboard.   Also suppled were two high freeboard fingers and a 160’  Type 1250 Main walkway  (16’ wide )which the Large 80 ft gangway lands on allowing  for lots of room for golf cart travel.    The outer floating breakwater provides […]

SF MARINA BUILDS ITS LARGEST FLOATING BREAKWATER TO DATE

May 7, 2020

SF Marina has installed its largest floating concrete breakwater using its massive SFBW1000 pontoons. The milestone structure protects Kajen, a new condominium complex in Skärhamn, Sweden. Each SFBW1000 pontoon is 65′ L x 26′ W x 9.8′ D with a 2.6′ freeboard. The Kajen project uses six in an L-shape that extends 260′, linked together […]

SF MARINA BUILDS DOCK FOR INDUCTIVE-CHARGING FERRIES

February 11, 2020

With limited bridges crossing the Glomma river, the city of Fredrikstad, Norway, has relied heavily on ferries since its founding in 1567. To reduce car traffic and resultant air pollution, it recently made the service free-of-charge and added three new 50-passenger, 50′ x 16′ electric vessels from Swede Ship. It also chose and invested in […]

Mass Maritime Academy create first in the nation off shore wind training platform atop a SF Marina Systems Floating dock

February 4, 2020

Marine News Recently reported on the  First in the nation offshore wind training facility, which was build on top of a SF Marina Systems concrete floating dock.   link to article: https://magazines.marinelink.com/nwm/MarineNews/202001/#page/37