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Nearshore construction

Nearshore Marine from CIS


We help to deliver nearshore construction projects for infrastructure such as jetties, bridges, port and harbour facilities, and riser systems in the liquefied natural gas (LNG), mining, marine civil and aquaculture markets.

Acteon provides nearshore construction services for marine facilities; these range from geophysical and geotechnical surveys and engineering services to piledriving, foundation work and mooring. Our integrated solutions and domain knowledge help customers to reduce project footprints, increase efficiency, and significantly lower the total cost of infrastructure construction and installation. Our offering includes services that reduce carbon emissions and limit the impact on the environment.


We offer a complete pile installation package, including in-house design engineering, piling templates, pile lifting, handling equipment, relief drilling, socketing, driving, drive–drill–drive and foundation and structural grouting. Our team has decades of experience of installing clusters of piles and we are market leaders in extra-large diameter (XL) monopile installation.

With a focus on new-build and new supply models, we look to increase project efficiency and minimise the carbon footprint. We have provided foundation packages for numerous LNG and resource terminal developments, including in remote or challenging locations, some of which are shown in the table.

Project/client Location Scope
Cerrejón mine/Ferrovial Colombia Integrated piling service for an export terminal: 172 vertical and inclined piles
LNG facility/ExxonMobil Papua New Guinea Supply and operation of all drilling and piling equipment
Taboguilla fuel terminal/Decal Panama Drive–drill–drive for 30 piles


We have a highly experienced team that provides world-class, bespoke foundation solutions and installation for marine civil infrastructure projects under a single contract. This reduces the risk for customers and simplifies the supplier interface.

Our pile-top drilling rigs can drill 0.5–8.0m diameter sockets. By applying our underreaming capability, we can install large monopiles and clusters of smaller piles without needing foundation grouting. We also have a range of market-leading hydraulic hammers to complement the drilling fleet. In the marine civil industry, we focus on bridges and leisure and transport ports and harbours, including new-build, expansion and repair projects.

We like to challenge convention, an approach that leads to innovative installation methods, increased efficiencies and decreased costs. Our record includes the examples shown in the table.

Project/client Location Scope
Brisbane New Farm River Walk Australia Reverse circulation pile-top drilling service, inclusive of underreamers for the installation of rock sockets
Kennacraig ferry terminal UK Underreaming drilling service for the installation of 16 rock sockets
Port Mann Bridge II USA Hammer and piling service
Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line bridge Japan Hammer and piling service


Our expertise and experience in all aspects of mooring enable us to design the most appropriate mooring systems for floating aquaculture assets. The ability to offer complete life-cycle management for mooring systems, including design, regulatory approval and certifications, procurement, fabrication, installation, inspection and monitoring, and decommissioning, helps to ensure smooth and seamless operations and maximises cost efficiencies for our customers. Our products and services enable the installation, maintenance, and removal of aquaculture facilities in both shallow and deepwater settings.

Our deep domain knowledge leads to innovative installation methods, increased efficiencies and decreased costs.