FOYLE MARINE SERVICES
Foyle Marine Services offer a range of maritime services including the following:
- Harbour towage
- Seagoing towage
- Seabed levelling / ploughing
- Maintenance and capital dredging including landing ashore of sand for beneficial use
- Multibeam echosounding survey
Foyle Port offers a full in-house towage service to all vessels that are subject to towage within the port limits. Towage is conducted in accordance with strict regulations. A copy of the Towage Regulations is available upon request.
The Harbour Authority reserves the right to amend the requirements at any time depending upon prevailing conditions.
Seagoing towage service can also be accommodated. Please get in touch to request further details.
The Port's Tug fleet consists of the following vessels which are available for hire both within the port limits and external contracts.
Twin screw with Azimuth thrusters
48.8 tonne bollard pull
Length overall 22.73 metres
3000 bkW (4023 bhp) at 1600 rpm
2 tonne crane on winch
Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD)
34 tonne bollard pull
Gross Tonnage 112 tonnes
Length Overall 17 metres
2600 Horse Power
Single screw with bow thruster
42 tonne bollard pull
Gross tonnage 291 tonnes
Length Overall 32.4 metres
2640 Horse Power
Trailer suction dredger
Dimensions 75m x 9.5m x 3.8m
Dredging within 15 miles from shore or 20 miles from port
Hopper capacity 850m³
Pump ashore port and starboard
Seabed ploughing vessel
Dimensions 16.9m x 5m
Plough capacity 5m³
Foyle Marine Services provides all the Port's internal conservancy needs including dredging of the main channel, sea bed levelling and hydrographic survey. In addition to our internal dredging requirement we can offer our services and expertise for external dredging contracts. Foyle Marine Services have many years experience in providing dredging services to other Ports and have dedicated dredging vessels as well as a state-of-the-art plough and survey vessel which can be mobilised at short notice with a highly experienced crew.
Foyle Marine Services provides specialist marine hydrographic survey using either single or multibeam survey software with the ability to collect, process and generate final product such as plotting,volume calculations and 3D models.
Multipurpose survey vessel
Single and multibeam echosounders
Moonpool and A-frame with winch for seabed sampling
Accomdation certified for 8 passengers
Single beam survey suite
Dimensions 16.9m x 5m