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Department of Communications Marine & Natural Resources Department of Communications Marine & Natural Resources

RPS was commissioned to develop 450m of new pier, quayside facilities for offshore energy sector (oil, gas and renewables), fish handling plant, stores, boat repair shed, 11ha reclamation and 355,000m3 dredging at Rough Point, Killybegs.

RPS provided a range of services to the project including:

Economic Feasibility Study and concept Port Layout Planning for various development proposals

Key requirements include 450m quay provision, dredging of the harbour, land reclamation re-using dredged material and potential provision of marina facilities

Procurement and supervision of marine site investigation and contaminant analysis

Modelling of wave and tidal effects associated with the development proposals

Environmental Impact Assessment, Planning Application and Waste Licence application as required by statutory authorities.

Contract documents, site supervision and contract administration

Dredging of 255,000m3 stiff clays, sands & gravel for reclamation including dealing with contaminated sediments

Dredging of 100,000m3 soft sediments for sea disposal

Dredging of 255,000m3 stiff clays, sands & gravel for reclamation including dealing with contaminated sediments

Construction of 450m quay wall dredged up to –12mCD depth alongside

Design for minimal maintenance

Inclusion of heavy lift facilities for oil and gas industry and renewables sector

Provision for return of refrigerated sea water to fishing vessels.