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Shetland floatover fenders

February 2015

Shetland Floatover Project

With two large industrial projects requiring a substantial labour force, the Shetland Islands were facing something of a shortage in accommodation. To overcome this shortage, several floating hotels – or floatels –based on barges, were towed to Lerwick and Scalloway, to provide beds for up to 1,070 workers. As part of its innovative fender rental service, Trelleborg’s marine systems operation supplied six of its high quality 1.5 x 3 metre pneumatic fenders to Shetland Maritime Ltd, on a long term lease.

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