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Added on 18/02/2020

Decking upgrade for fishermen's marina at Poole Harbour

New GRP decking gives the facility a more commercial feel as well as enhancing safety and reducing maintenance

Added on 22/01/2020

Pontoons with legs for Padstow's fishermen

With a port that dries out at low tide, Padstow Harbour Commissioners required a pontoon-based berthing system that could safely and evenly take the ground at low tide with the fishing boats alongside. The solution was adding legs.

Added on 08/01/2020

A powerful new crane for the Walcon Warrior barge

The Walcon Warrior self-propelled barge has a powerful new crane capable of lifting 10,000kg at a radius of 10 metres.

Added on 19/12/2019

The next phase of Portland Marina begins

This year Walcon has been at Dean & Reddyhoff's Portland Marina to complete the first stage of what will ultimately be a five-pier extension adding nearly 300 berths to the 250 already in place.

Added on 18/11/2019

New premium marina products from Walcon

Working in partnership with a leading marina operator, Walcon Marine has developed three new marina accessories that both look good and are intended to deliver added benefits to boat owners and their vessels.

Added on 12/11/2019

Floating bridge for the cultural heart of Rimini, Italy

The project involved the design and build of a floating pedestrian bridge linking the two banks of the ancient Canal de Ponente. From it, residents and tourists have unparalleled views of the neighbouring 2,000-year old Ponte di Tiberio.

Added on 31/10/2019

Phase two of Swanwick Marina's regeneration programme gets underway

Over the coming winter we are undertaking the second phase of a rolling redesign and replace project at Premier Marinas’ Swanwick Marina on the UK’s south coast.

Added on 16/09/2019

Return to Buckler's Hard Yacht Harbour for regeneration project

Over the next two winters we will be undertaking a refurbishment and extension of a marina we first worked on 50 years ago

Added on 12/09/2019

Join us at the Southampton Boat Show

Find us on the waterfront stand E048 at the UK's largest boat show.....more

Added on 01/08/2019

Unique floating units unveiled at Thornham Marina in Walcon / Trafalgar Group collaboration

Walcon Marine has worked closely with The Trafalgar group on unique project at Thornham Marina near Chichester, Hampshire. This involved the design and build of individual, stylised, high-quality pontoons to provide the base platforms for luxury floating accommodation boats.

Added on 11/07/2019

Hard at work in the Netherlands

Our Dutch partner W2 Support has been busy with maintenance work.

Added on 28/06/2019

Joining the dots at Deacons Boatyards

This project involved extending piers A, B and C out to the existing mid-river pontoons to integrate them into the main marina layout. The site is a challenging one with little space for manoeuvring the piling barge.

Added on 20/06/2019

Back at Brighton Marina to reinstate pontoons

Premiere Marina’s Brighton location is a particularly special one for us. We returned there to reinstate the pontoons that we had temporarily removed while the West Quay marina village development with its mix of leisure and accommodation space was being built.

Added on 13/06/2019

Heavy-duty facility for Royal Oman Police Coast Guard

A new berthing facility by Walcon Marine for vessels operated by the Royal Oman Police Coast Guard is in its final stages of completion. The facility forms part of a major new Coast Guard Harbour which is being built in the town of Sidab, a short distance to the east of Muscat on the Gulf of Oman.

Added on 04/06/2019

Ultra heavy-duty pontoons for wind farm facility at Lowestoft

Walcon Marine has installed a maximum heavy-duty berthing facility at ABP’s Hamilton Dock at Lowestoft, on the UK’s east coast, for use by wind farm support vessels

Added on 03/06/2019

Walcon at Seawork 2019

Once again Walcon has designed, built and installed the marina for the annual Seawork show for workboats of all types. View our handiwork on the water and find the team on stand PY147 11-13 June, Southampton, UK.

Added on 31/05/2019

Refurbishment project for Salcombe Harbour completed

Over the 2018 / 2019 winter season Walcon undertook a series of replacement and extension projects at Salcombe

Added on 30/05/2019

New crane quay pontoon for Woolverstone

We have installed a new crane quay pontoon at MDL’s Woolverstone Marina

Added on 20/05/2019

Flying visit to RAF Yacht Club

Walcon returned to the RAF Yacht Club on the River Hamble to replace an existing line of pontoons with nine new System 21 units.

Added on 15/05/2019

Additional river berthing at Yarmout IoW

We have added a new line of pontoons above the road bridge at Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. Seven System 21 pontoons totalling 90 metres.