Shellharbour City Council and Frasers Property Australia today announced the contractor for the
construction of the new marina, with Walcon Marine to supply and install the 270-berth development.
Part of the Walcon Marine Limited group based in the UK, the company has over 50 years of experience in designing and constructing floating marina systems and has installed over 100,000 berths worldwide.
The $15 million contract covers the construction of piling works, the supply of floating pontoon berths, a public boat ramp pontoon, a commercial vessel pontoon and a public jetty at Shell Cove. The pontoon berthing is set be staged, with the first 115 berths to be delivered by mid-2019, and the second and third stages of marina berths to be delivered in line with demand.