Batten Down the Hatches

March 19, 2012 in News

First, an unprecedented earthquake and now Hurricane Irene is on her way. Do you know what wind speed and mooring force specifications are for your dock? Are you prepared for the aftermath? These powerful storms and events have the potential of creating minimal to major damage, no matter how prepared, especially to waterfront structures.

Potential issues caused by forces of nature:


Structure Damage

  • Impacts to fender systems
  • Bent/damaged bulkheads
  • Clogged Intake Systems
  • Damaged mooring and breasting structures
  • Damaged decking


Clear Berth

  • Deposition of river sediment
  • Debris


Hudson Capabilities:

  • Detailed structure analysis
  • Optimoor Analysis and Reverse Engineering
  • Hydrographic Surveys
  • Underwater Inspection
  • Regulatory Compliance


Keep your facilities safe and running with zero to no interruption to your daily operations. Hudson is ready to provide structural inspections, and analysis, diver and hydrographic surveys to provide current, poststorm/ earthquake conditions.


Most importantly, please be safe!

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