Carlingford Ferry SI (Site Investigation)


ABCO Marine (IRL) Ltd were contracted by Frazer Ferries as principle contractor for Carlingford Ferry Site Investigation project. The works are to provide geotechnical information to inform the design and installation of piles supporting a concrete decked slipway for ferry vessels and for laterally loaded fender piles alongside. The works comprise; 

  • 7 No. Rotary Cored boreholes. 

  • 2 No. Cable Percussion boreholes in the overburden. 

  • Plus associated field and laboratory testing and the provision of a factual report.

Project Information

The works comprise rotary drilled investigations positioned at 7 locations (intertidal or sub-tidal), together with associated in-situ and laboratory testing. Also for 2 cable percussive boreholes in the overburden together with associated in-situ and laboratory testing.


RPS for Frazer Ferries


August 2015

Client Representatives

Mr Diarmuid O’Loan, RPS Clients Representative


Site Investigations

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