Cherbourg.  Port-Chantereyne will be fitted with doors to secure certain pontoons

Cherbourg. Port-Chantereyne will be fitted with doors to secure certain pontoons

Three gates will be installed along the Quai de la Hune to reserve access to the pontoons for badge holders. (© Jean-Paul BARBIER)

“Installation and Administration of an Access Control System at Chantereyne Harbour”. Under this name se The city of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (Channel) is looking for a company within the framework of the public contract that will allow it to secure a part Port-chanterey pontoons.

“Despite the signs that the pontoons are reserved for boaters and marina users, there are people who walk on them without permission or even step on the boats when they have nothing to do. Sometimes there are also thefts. »

Muriel Jozeau-MarigneDeputy Mayor responsible for tourism and ports

70% of users are in favor of it

It’s not a new problemit was already raised some fifteen years ago, as the elected representative recalls: “The port services did an investigation and most people were rather hostile to the installation of the door, so the project fell through.” …”

The subject recently returned to the carpet and a new study was conducted a year ago. “And the result was appalling! 70% of port users supported the idea of ​​gateways allow access only to badge holders. We didn’t keep the code solution because it circulates too easily. »

A safe access door already exists on the Quai de Caligny.
A safe access door already exists on the Quai de Caligny. (© Jean-Paul BARBIER)

Specifically, it provides Phase 1 of this project installation of three metal gates on the Quai de la Hunewhich runs along the green beach near the bar-restaurant La Bacouette.

Connecting pontoons from autumn

“There are seven pontoons, so in order not to be ugly with the installation of seven gates, we decided to connect the pontoons between the existing pontoons,” explains Muriel Jozeau-Marigné. Custom made and in wood style, they will be installed this fall the Metal company. »

Regarding the public contract for the project, the value of which is estimated at €250,000 (excluding VAT) for one year, for the installation and management of the access control system, companies must submit applications by 12:00 on October 7. Due to the nature of the service, on-site visit (in consultation with the local authority engineer responsible for the file, Pauline Bedel) is required to assess the constraints before tenders are drawn up.

The criteria for approving the application are: technical, economic, financial and legal guarantees and capacities; references and professional qualifications. “We will carry great attention to aesthetics projects to make the door fit the decor. »

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Users will be able to move from one pontoon to another thanks to the new connecting pontoons.
Users will be able to move from one pontoon to another thanks to the new connecting pontoons. (© Jean-Paul BARBIER)

Information from Port Chantereyne harbor office: tel. 02 33 87 65 70.

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