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Grimsby River Terminal

Increasingly these days, large scale engineering projects are sourced overseas where the draw of cheap materials and labour seem the best option. At DockGuard we are proud to be involved with a truly British project for Torsion Arm Fender Systems worth over £1.4M. DockGuard have worked extensively with British main contractor Graham Construction Ltd and civil engineering consultant Mouchel Ltd to design a unique Fender and Pile support system for the new Finger Pier at Grimsby.

Fabrication for the pile sleeves and X-bracing was undertaken in British yards. Great British engineering from concept design through fabrication and installation is exciting for us to be involved with. DockGuard supply is now complete and the new terminal is operational with no difficulties encountered throughout the entire supply of eighteen double Torsion Arm fenders including both 1000H and 1100H Cone Fenders, 100T Mooring Bollards, 100T double and quadruple quick release hooks, free standing capstans and 400x400 Hollow D Fenders.

Cirkewwa Ferry Terminal

DockGuard were successful in the European funded tender for the design, supply and installation of heavy duty fender systems at the Cirkewwa to Gozo Ferry Terminal upgrade in Malta. Typically for DockGuard our robust approach to fender design with many clever features backed by thorough calculations and a proven track record satisfied the Maltese Government Department for Transport and secured us the order in a highly competitive market. 



Once the contract was awarded we manufactured, shipped, assembled and installed the nine double 1250H Cell Fender systems within 16 weeks. DockGuard undertook the entire installation including drilling the existing dolphins and mounting the fenders.


Rosyth Naval Dockyard

DockGuard were chosen once again to supply fenders to Babcock Rosyth as part of their ongoing programme for the Astute class submarines. This time we provided a complete turn key solution allowing our client to concentrate on his work knowing his fenders were in experienced hands.

Our contract was to supply and install two Ø3.3m x 10.6m Hydro-Pneumatic Submarine fenders including the counterweight and mooring lines at a suitable position for their immediate use. Assembling our team of experts on site for two days the job was completed promptly, efficiently and with a satisfied customer.


Mooring Bollards

DockGuard are routinely manufacturing and supplying cast iron, cast steel and stainless steel Mooring Bollards to various projects around the world. Our range includes all varieties from the T-Head or R-Type to the Twin Horn or Staghorn type. We supply bollards from 5T to 300T capacity fully tested and certified to international standards. High tensile galvanised or stainless steel holding down and break off bolts are available ex-stock for immediate delivery.


Fender Product Catalogue

Our latest and most wide ranging fender catalogue to date is now available. This details the performance and dimensional specification of our principal fender products in a handy, easy-to-reference format. This will enable to you to quickly select and specify the fender unit in our range that your particular fender design requires. Although you can download a .pdf copy here at the website, please give our sales team a call on +44 8452 778800 if you would like a hard copy sent out to you. 

DockGuard Ltd: New Inn Farm, Sand Lane, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4QR Telephone: + 44 (0)8452 778800