How do you install your own dock?

When purchasing a dock, a floating platform or a boat lift, many of you ask about installing it: "Can I install my dock myself?"

Should I buy or hire my pontoon?

Do you have a development project by water, and are rightly wondering whether it's better to purchase or hire your pontoon? We hope that this article will guide you in your decision.

Choosing the right floating pontoon

People choose a pontoon for all sorts of reasons – whether it is for sailing or rowing, business or pleasure, on a lake or by the sea, or for a landscaped or wild bank. Moreover, making the right decision is rarely easy.

News published in 2018

A floating wooden pontoon on Lake Neufchâteau

As part of the new tourism project for Lake Neufchâteau, local authorities turned to Dock Marine Europe for the installation of an NBC Marine floating wooden pontoon.

Record Season for Paris Floating Pool

During the summer holidays, more than 100,000 Parisians and tourists enjoyed the floating pool set up by Dock Marine in the Bassin de la Villette in Paris.

Dock Marine Europe expands

Dock Marine Europe is continuing its development in the European market with the creation of a branch in Germany.

The floating swimming pools of Paris are back for a second year

This summer, from June 20th to September 9th, you will be able to swim in the Bassin de la Villette in Paris (19th arrondissement). For the second year running, our teams have set up secure floating swimming pools over 100 metres in length, with four pools of different depths.

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We have tried to stay in direct contact with you right from the time we embarked upon this venture, to help and advise you and to share this mutual passion.

The Belgian press spotlight our floating pools

On 8 February, as part of the Salon des Mandataires trade show (Belgium), La Libre Belgique, one of Belgium's major French language daily newspapers, devoted 3 pages to Dock Marine Europe.

News published in 2017

A floating pool in the Bassin de la Villette (Paris)

This summer, bathers were able to swim in the Bassin de la Villette canal in Paris's XIXth arrondissement. Our teams installed a 100m long secure floating pool comprising three swimming areas, each with a different depth.

Five new jet ski docks in Corsica

Jet Sensations is a leisure centre located in Porticcio in Corsica. It offers jet ski trips at sea and quad bike excursions on the island.

A Boat Lift for Pornichet Marina

A Boat Lift 5 drive-on boat dock has been installed at Pornichet marina (44) to facilitate dry dock RIB launch operations.

Rotodock pontoons for Ifremer

The French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea, IFREMER, has just acquired a new pontoon for its Sète laboratory. It will replace their old worn-out pontoon.

Pontoons and docks for Saint-Maur

The municipality of Saint-Maur (36) has called upon our services to install several pontoons on the Ballastières sites. The aim is to improve the lake by creating a promenade across the islands, whatever the height of the water.

News published in 2016

Multi Port jet ski docks for Locamarine

A Multi Port platform was installed in Loctudy. It can accommodate five jet skis side by side in a berth with limited width.

A wooden pontoon on Moutchic Beach in Lacanau

A new wooden pontoon has been installed in Lacanau on Moutchic Beach. It will be used by patrons to board and disembark from the many boats that frequent the lake.

A floating swimming pool on the River Tarn in Saint-Juéry

A new floating swimming pool has just been installed on the River Tarn. Four years after the initiative was first embarked upon in Rivières, it is Saint-Juéry's turn to enjoy the pleasures of swimming in natural surroundings.

A floating pool in Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot

A floating pool made from modular floating cubes has just been installed on the banks of the Lot. It is set to be used by many bathers this summer and summers to come.

News published in 2015

Easyfloat pontoons for the Hersfelder Rowing Club

Hersfelder Ruderverein just acquired 3 EasyFloat pontoon sections in order to replace its old rowing dock. This pontoons are particularly suitable in cases where you have to be as close as possible to the water.

A floating bathing platform on the Lot in France

Since 11th of July is it now possible to enjoy bathing in the Lot thanks to the opening of a new floating swimming pool of 240m² realized with floating cubes.

Floating pool is back on the Tarn

For the third year in a row, we installed a floating swimming pool on the Tarn. This summer again, bathing pleasure in natural environment will be available for Aiguelèze’s residents.

Two floating docks in Geneva

Two floating docks made in cubes have been delivered to the « société nautique de Genève ».

News published in 2014

How to choose your dock ?

The choice of a pontoon can prove to be very difficult because there are many parameters to consider. If you plan to invest in a floating pontoon, these few lines should help you see more clearly.

Rowing docks for the Joux Valley Rowing Club

The Joux Valley Rowing Club has acquired 12 rowing dock sections of 1.20mx 3.60m. In addition to the 19cm low freeboard and the 150kg/m² buoyancy, what seduced the club is the perfect modularity of this product.

Floating Docks for SITA Treatment

The company SITA Treatment, based in Haccourt (Belgium), has just acquired five modular floating dock sections and a gangway to perform maintenance work on the water.