SF News

New Dock Helps Reinvent Plymouth, Mass

April 16, 2024

As part of an ambitious multi-year harbor management plan, Plymouth, Massachusetts replaced an old small wooden dock with an SF Marina floating concrete pontoon solution. Located adjacent to a boat ramp that serves a robust commercial fishing and aquaculture fleet, it nearly doubles the footprint of the older dock. But the bigger bonus is that […]

USCG Station in Boston Gets New Docks & Cutters

October 11, 2023

To accommodate a new fleet of Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters, the Department of Homeland Security authorized modifications to US Coast Guard Station Boston. A significant portion of this renovation was the addition of three SF Marina floating concrete piers. The innovative concrete pontoons, known as Type 1850, were crafted at SF Marina’s facility in Norfolk, […]

New Zealand Marina Renovation Project Showcases SF Marina’s Unique Curved Sea Wall

July 6, 2023

Whitianga Marina, located in Mercury Bay on the North Island of New Zealand, recently completed an impressive 16-month renovation project featuring SF Marina’s innovative docks and walkways. A standout feature is SF Marina’s unique curved sea wall, replacing the old rock seawall. The arcing fixed breakwater, measuring 840 feet in length, comes with a decorative […]

Unrivaled Resilience: SF Marina’s Floating Concrete Breakwater Defies Extreme Storms

June 22, 2023

When it comes to protecting commercial and megayacht ports from severe weather conditions, the SFBW1000 floating concrete breakwater pontoon by SF Marina is unmatched in its performance and reliability. With over 40 years of proven track record, the SFBW1000 has demonstrated its ability to withstand the harshest storms, cyclones, hurricanes, and typhoons. Its engineered geometry, […]

SF Marina’s Innovative Y-Boom Fingers at Önnereds Båtlag Marina Renovation

April 10, 2023

Önnereds Båtlag (Önnereds Boat Club), located on the Southwest coast of Gothenburg, Sweden, has recently completed a three-year marina renovation in collaboration with SF Marina. The standout feature of this project is the innovative use of SF Marina’s narrow Y-Boom fingers, allowing for a higher number of boats to be docked in a small marina […]

Hong Kong Island Adds State-of-the-Art Typhoon Shelter Basin to Combat Extreme Weather

March 9, 2023

Hong Kong’s Hei Ling Chau, a small island off the east coast of Lantau Island, has added a state-of-the-art typhoon shelter basin to protect against the frequent tropical cyclones in the region. The new basin is off the island’s western shore and features a 2,275′ floating concrete wave attenuator array from SF Marina. The Hong […]

Danish Nature Experienced From A Floating Cabin

November 28, 2022

For many tourists, Denmark’s natural beauty is best experienced up close — including on the water. That’s why Destination Nordvestkysten (Northwest Coast) has added four floating cabins to its array of unique overnight accommodations. Constructed on environmentally-friendly SF Marina concrete pontoons, each four-person shelter has an exceptionally low freeboard to amplify the aquatic surroundings and […]

Greek Islands’ Modern & Innovative Marina

October 18, 2022

Southwest of Athens, Greece, the Saronic Gulf islands in the Aegean Sea are steeped in ancient history and among the world’s most beautiful yachting destinations. Marina Porto Heli was designed to be thoroughly modern and innovative, including the use of a state-of-the-art 984′ floating concrete dock system from SF Marina. Two hurdles had to be […]

Irish Navy visits Portland, Maine’s Fore Points Marina

October 12, 2022

On September 16th, Portland, Maine, USA welcomed the Irish naval ship LÉ James Joyce at the Fore Points Marina during the navy’s North Atlantic tour.   The LÉ James Joyce is an offshore patrol vessel of the Irish Navy commissioned in 2015. The ship has a gross tonnage of 2256, is 90 meters in length, […]

SF Marina Public Dock Enhances Jacksonville Riverfront Park

September 6, 2022

PUBLIC DOCK ENHANCES JACKSONVILLE RIVERFRONT PARK The City of Jacksonville, Florida has the largest urban park system in the US. Enhancing its dynamic network of outdoor community spaces, the city is adding numerous docks along the St. Johns River for visiting boaters and water taxis. The new Post Street location in the historic Riverside neighborhood […]