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Barbados National Terminal Project

Project: fabrication of three Steel Mooring Buoys for the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd. offshore berth, Oistins Bay, Barbados. Hystar Marine's work included supply of critical components including two degrees of freedom Quick Release Hooks and Connection Collars, rubber buoy fenders, anodes, anchor chain and miscellaneous hardware. Buoys were fabricated in Barbados under the supervision of Hystar Marine Inc. on behalf of SBS Projects Inc and Marenco Ltd. of Barbados as subcontractors to the Commonwealth Construction Canada Ltd.

Worker in Barbados grinding on the Inside of the
Worker in Barbados grinding on the Inside of the buoy

One of three 14'-6
One of three 11'-6" diameter by 8' tall buoys

 Detail of Quick Release Connection Collar
Detail of Quick Release Connection Collar

 Finished Buoys
Finished Buoys complete with two degrees of free-dom Quick Release Hooks and Connection Collars

Port McNeil Deep Sea Loading Facility BC Canada

this project was designed and built with 90% recycled steel materials.

Port McNeil Installation
Welding bottom and top plates

Port McNeil Installation
Fabricating inner compartment

Port McNeil Installation
Lowering inner compartment into the "can"

Port McNeil Installation
Inner counterweight compartments

Port McNeil Installation
Welding inner compartments

Port McNeil Installation
2nd coat zinc primer

Port McNeil Installation
2 coats marine epoxy paint

Port McNeil Installation
Epoxy top coat

Port McNeil Installation
Application of Anti-fouling

Port McNeil Installation
Installation of D-Fender

Port McNeil Installation
Interior Anti-Corrosion coating

Port McNeil Installation
Transport to barge-loading facility

Port McNeil Installation
2" stud link anchor chain preparation

Port McNeil Installation
Loading onto barge

Port McNeil Installation
Loading onto barge

Port McNeil Installation
Port McNeil Ship-loading facility, under construction

Port McNeil Installation

Port McNeil Installation
Lowering 40 ton anchor block

Port McNeil Installation

Port McNeil Installation
Lowering Countersinker

Concrete Anchor Blocks for Mooring System: Cascadia Forest Products

Project: To manuafacture and load 2 Anchor Blocks onto a barge for installation at the Queen Charlotte Islands Division of Cascadia Forest Products. The single point anchoring system is used for tying up log barges.

60 ton block ready to load
60 ton block ready to load at Richmond BC dock facility

Placing of the 60 and 30 ton blocks on the stern of a barge
Placing of the 60 and 30 ton blocks on the stern of a barge


60 ton anchor block coming to rest on barge


Both blocks on the barge

Sechelt Waterfront Ship Loading Facility

This installation of four custom buoys was designed and installed for Construction Aggregate’s new Deep Sea Loading Facility in Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada. The sequence of Photos shows stages of the project. These buoys are ballasted with 22300 lbs. of concrete each. They are used to tie up 70,000 ton self-unloading gravel freighters. Originally these steel tanks were used as bentonite tanks on a supply ship.

Steel Tanks arriving to the Hystar Marine Facility
Steel Tanks arriving to the Hystar Marine Facility

Removing external structure
Removing external structure to streamline buoy

Finish coat of marine epoxy paint
Finish coat of marine epoxy paint

Crane lifting units
Crane lifting units for transport to the Sechelt Harbour

2007: Restoration and Redesign

Sechelt harbour
Sechelt harbour

7 years growth... buoy retrieved
7 years growth... buoy retrieved

same buoy modified
Same buoy modified

reinstallation and upgrade on anchor chain
Reinstallation and upgrade on anchor chain

reinstallation
Reinstallation

Buoys securely anchor large ships
Buoys securely anchor large ships...

while being loaded with gravel from the Sunshine Coast
...while being loaded with gravel from the Sunshine Coast

Closeup of buoy and ship
Closeup view

Refurbished / Modified Buoy : Roberts Bank Coal Port Facility, Delta BC

Project: to Modify and Refurbish a 17 foot diameter by 7 foot high Steel Buoy that will continue to be used at the Roberts Bank Coal Port Facility , Delta, BC by Westshore Terminals

The "Before" Picture
The "Before" Picture

Sandblasted and  Primed
Sandblasted and Primed

Painting the Buoy
Spraying marine paint : color coat

The "After Picture"
The "After Picture" (similar project) complete w/Quick Release Hooks and Hystar-design Connection Collar

Full Service Buoy Underwater Inspection and Refurbishment

diver inspecting chain
Diver inspecting Chain

alternative to rubber fender: custom made wood fender
Alternative to Rubber Fender: Custom made Wood Fender

buoy inspection : barge tie-up lines
Buoy Inspection : BargeTtie-up Lines

 

Residential Foreshore Projects

This custom Stair Project, utilizing concrete and clear Red Cedar, allowed easy access to the sea from the residence on the rock bluff.

Exposed Aggregate Concrete steps with flair

Cedar Stairs... the view up the cliff to the residence

Cedar Stairs overlooking the Cove