Meridian Construction Ltd was engaged to undertake the dry salvage of the 30-tonne Sunreef 62, Catsy, which had been flipped upside down during the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.
This complicated project, where the priority was to minimize further damage, needed three cranes, and an excavator. A team comprised of Meridian, Commercial Dive Services, and B&G Lifting, undertook the 10-hour project with six hours of prep work and four hours of lifting, moving, and flipping this yacht.
Meridian Construction Ltd teamed up with Commercial Dive Services in response to the restoration efforts of the marinas and marine industry in the British Virgin Islands following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Using Meridian’s inventory of cranes and barges, salvage and recovery work has been carried out by the team on locations in […]
Installation of Sewage Treatment Pump Station. Meridian was contracted by Biwater International to construct the pump station and install the pumps. This work was technically difficult as the pump station, located at a depth of 25’, is situated on reclaimed land and below the water table. Additionally the subsurface is running, waterlogged sand. This meant that no ordinary excavation could be conducted and required Meridian to devise a method to construct and install these 15-ft diameter, reinforced concrete tanks.
Meridian first in BVI to use Horizontal Directional Drilling
In May 2014, Meridian Construction was contracted by Biwater to assist with the installation of an 18”, high-density, polyethylene (HDPE) main sewage pipe that leads from the Road Town Pump Station to the tertiary sewage treatment plant at Burt Point, Tortola, BVI.
The Queen Mary 2 berthed, for the first time today, at the newly expanded cruise pier build by IDL-Meridian, the joint venture between IDL and Meridian Construction BVI. The 345-metre ship is no stranger to the Territory, but previously had to anchor in the open sea, while guests were ferried to Tortola.
The Cruise Pier was officially opened with speeches and fireworks on April 29, 2015. The day started with the inaugural call of the Norwegian Getaway into the Port of Road Town as it safely docked onto the newly constructed cruise pier.
With all three catwalks, the dolphins and the north eastern side of the dock ready for berthing, the Carnival Cruise Line (CCL) ship, Carnival Liberty became the first cruise ship to dock at the new cruise pier facility in Road Town on Saturday, March 28, one month ahead of completion of both sides of the […]