EK Marine (EKM) - Marine & Industrial Hydraulics Services. Killybegs, Co. Donegal, Ireland. | Donegal County Council Pier Cranes
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Donegal County Council Pier Cranes

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Donegal County Council Pier Cranes

EK Marine Ltd won a competitive tender to supply Donegal County Council with marine cranes for Magheroarty and Tory Island Piers.

EK Marine Ltd worked with the Councils Engineering department to manufacture cranes which are built to a full marine specification and yet a are simple in both their design and operation which will result in a low maintenance long working life.

Project Detail

Pier Cranes

Type: EKM Stiff Boom Pier Cranes

Lifting Capacity: 2t @ 8.0m Mageroarty

Lifting Capacity: 2t @ 6m Tory Island

Slewing Type: Marine spec stainless steel slew ring

Slewing Capacity: 360 degree non continuous

Winch: 2 tonne 2 speed Rotzler wire capacity 61m of 10mm

Controls: Local Manual

Steel: Hardox plate

Pins: Stainless Steel

Piston Rods: Stainless Steel

Hydraulic Piping and Fittings: Stainless steel


Surface Treatment

Shot blasting to Grade SA 2.5 – 3.0 / ISO  Standard

Zinc Metalising – Thickness 80µ

Painting with International  Marine epoxy paint system

Primer – Thickness 20 µ

First Coat – Thickness 80 µ

Top Coat – Thickness 50 µ



Division: Marine Cranes
Client: Donegal County Council
Date: March 2019
Location: Tory and Magheroarty Piers