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SeaShield Protection for Timber Piles

Subsea & Splash Zone Coatings

Project Data

LocationMelbourne, Australia
ContractorProfessional Diving Services
Products SeaShield 400™ System, SeaShield 70™ System
Date August 2014

The Appleton Dock Pile Rehabilitation Project at the Port of Melbourne was successfully tendered for by Denso (Australia) Pty Ltd and Professional Diving Services on reputation, project proposal and product selection.

The Denso SeaShield 400 & SeaShield 70 Systems were the products of choice and specified by GHD for the rehabilitation of 1,200 timber piles ranging from 600mm diameter to 400mm in diameter. Protected pile lengths varied from 1.5 meters to 8 meters.

The SeaShield materials used on this project comprised of 2,500 lineal meters of SeaShield FRP Jacket™; 3,000sqm of C-Grid 450™; 27,000 bags of SeaShield 510UW Grout™ (30 x 20ft shipping containers); 5,500 rolls of Denso Marine Piling Tape; and 7,000 lineal meters of Denso Glass Outerwrap 70.

This project took twelve months to complete and the resounding success of the project is being used as an example globally for the refurbishment of timber structures.