Shotcrete is a placement method for high-quality concrete. Here’s a link to an article of a rehabilitation of a concrete-supported lighthouse in the St. Lawrence Seaway (Pointe de la Prairie Lighthouse) that provides a lot of detail on an installation like yours, including saltwater exposure in a tidal zone. Additionally, this project also has regular freezing-and-thawing exposure (

Another project with tidal zone exposure involved repair of bridge pier pile caps on the East Coast of Florida. The article details the project parameters and testing conducted to verify the quality of the shotcrete placement (