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Remote island St. Helena equipped with SFT Buoys

The island St. Helena is one of the most remote islands in the world, approx. 3,000 km east from South America and 2,000 km west of Angola, part of the British Overseas Territory. This remote location is the final destination for two Foam Filled Mooring Buoys from ShibataFenderTeam. The buoys will be installed at the new Rupert’s Bay Wharf which is a new access point to the island. In 2011 a South African consortium was awarded the contract to build a new airport which as well involved the new construction of marine facilities.


Our buoys with dimensions of OD 3,700 x H 2,250 mm are equipped with quick release mooring hooks, non- slip deck, solar amber LED light (GPS synchronized) and internal counter weight. Prior to shipment the buoys were inspected by Intertek, an independent third party and found in line with the specification. A comprehensive quality documentation, reviewed by 3rd party Intertek, was handed over to the client recently.


Right now, our buoys are on their way in a 40’ flatrack to Cape Town from where the onward transport is organized to the new wharf on the island of St. Helena.

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