Public passenger loading and access facilities for sightseeing and dinner cruises, ferries, fishing charters, and other water related recreation.
Topper can assist in layouts and design of shore side as well as floating access. ADA and local handicap requirements need to be considered early in the design process.
Call Topper to supply a turn key project or supply any component of your marine access facility.
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Blue and Gold Fleet: San Francisco, California
When you need to move a lot of passengers from shore to your vessel in a hurry, you need a Topper gangway. Your customers will feel safe and secure, which will enhance their experience with your service. Further, we can assist you with advice on ADA requirements for public access.
San Francisco Bay Ferry, California
Whether you operate a ferry service, cruise vessel or a charter boat service you need to move customers fast, efficiently and safely. Topper gangways can be designed specifically for the service you offer. For example, if you need two-way traffic, special lighting, canopy covers or just about anything else we can design and manufacture it to make your service unique.
Hornblower Cruises & Events San Francisco, California
At 6’ wide and 90’ long this is a BIG gangway. The cover is canvas and the roof support structure is welded to the top chord. Lights have been added for use at night. This gangway is used by vendors running motorized pallet jacks and up to 24,000 passengers per year.
Bay Ferry: Alameda, California
Commuters in this San Francisco Bay community use this gangway to load onto ferryboats destined for the downtown waterfront each morning and to return each evening. The gangway is designed to accommodate many passengers all loading or unloading at the same time. There is very little maintenance required with this marine grade aluminum design.
Blue and Gold Fleet San Francisco, California
Returning from a tour to the former prison on Alcatraz Island these customers happily gang up on a 58’ Topper aluminum gangway to get back to Fisherman’s Wharf. The gangway / ramp at the landing on Alcatraz was also built by Topper Industries.