Jenkins Marine are delighted to announce the purchase of our largest ever pontoon barge. The JML 6022 (formerly the Isabella S) is 60m long x 22m beam x 4m moulded depth with a 10t/m2 deck strength throughout, and 15t/m2 deck strength in the crane track positions. She was originally purchased and deployed for the Forth Road Bridge Crossing... Read More
Jenkins Marine has been back at the Sandbanks Ferry, operated by the Bournemouth Motor Road and Ferry Company, tasked with the removal of the 75m long x 20m wide chain Ferry from it’s chains and completing towage to the nearby Port of Poole for layup and essential maintenance... Read More
Jenkins Marine is pleased to announce the purchase of the grab hopper dredger C.H. Horn from the Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC). This is a significant investment in the dredging fleet for Jenkins Marine who have now secured a new ten-year contract to perform dredging services and provide marine support vessels for PHC within Poole Harbour and the Port of Poole. Read More
Jenkins Marine recently received a call at 4am from the skipper of a 41m sailing yacht that had lost power (It was later discovered it had net caught in its prop). As there was no wind she could not return to port under her own steam. Thankfully the conditions were ok so we mobilised the tug ‘Polmear’ with crew to meet her near Bournemouth Pier. Read More
AVON is currently being chartered by ‘Commercial and Specialised Diving’ to provide a working platform for dive teams to undertake underwater condition surveys, monitoring and maintenance work for a selection of marine infrastructure projects. Read More
Back in April (See news article: "Who you Gonna Call"), Jenkins Marine was called to complete emergency repairs at a section of Poole Quay. Following emergency piling works to stabilise the failed quay wall at the residential/marina development, further detailed design and engineering works have been completed to produce a design for a more permanent repair... Read More
UNION flags were waving for the arrival cruise ship Boudicca in Poole Harbour with hundreds of D-Day veterans on board. The arrival of the MV Boudicca on Tuesday morning was doubly exciting as it was the largest ship ever to have docked at Poole Harbour - assisted by Jenkins Marine's tug Handfast Read More
Who you gonna call? Obviously Jenkins Marine! Well, when you have a marine emergency anyway. And that's exactly who got called to carry out some emergency piling work in Poole when part of the quayside collapsed.