The work to be performed provides for pier inspection (above deck and under water) and damage assessment report, demolition of existing fabric form pile jackets, installation of new reinforced plastic form pile jackets or pile barrier wraps, shotcrete repairs, hydro-demolition, cast-in-place concrete repairs, timber fender pile
clusters, foam filled fenders, mooring fitting relocations and incidental related work.
In one particular case, coring samples were taken from both an untreated oak fender pile
and an untreated Southern pine support pile in close proximity to one another.
The lawsuit says the steel plate was protruding beyond the protection provided by the dock's wooden fender piles
, which were broken, missing, worn and substantially deteriorated in the area where the vessel was assigned and directed to berth.
Firstly, all piles at Townsville were pulled at the 9-year inspection for redevelopment of the site, after which most were reinstalled as fender piles
. Secondly, the piles at Site B in Bundaberg were removed for the current inspection, but were not reinstated.