Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz presents the Integrated Workshop Facilities

Seg, 28 de Maio de 2018 17:21

On May 24 th 2018, Estaleiro Jurong Aracruzl presented the Integrated Workshop Facilities, the most modern of the country. The ceremony was be attended by the Governor of Espírito Santo Your Excellency Mr. Paulo Hartung, the State Development Secretary Mr. José Eduardo Azevedo, the Vice President of Federation of Industries of Espírito Santo, Mr. Jose Carlos Zanotelli, among other authorities and representatives from organizations and companies of Espírito Santo.

The hull workshop at Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), housed within a covered area of 80,000 sqm and a total area of 91,000 sqm, is a state-of-the-art fabrication facility with a steel processing capacity of over 4,000 tons per month.

The workshop is geared to build a variety of profiles, blocks and structures for the marine and offshore industry. It is equipped with a complete range of automated cutting and assembly machinery for the construction of large tubular structures and pipe spools. In addition, the workshop is also capable of constructing steel structures for different market segments such as building and bridge construction.

Other ancillary facilities include a hydroblasting chamber and painting workshop. Altogether, these workshops offer customers a full range of integrated engineering and fabrication services.

Sembcorp Marine First Overseas Integrated Yard

The establishment of Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), Sembcorp Marine's first overseas integrated new yard facility, is part of the Group's strategy to enhance its competitiveness and growth prospects in the Americas. With the large oil & gas discoveries in Brazil's giant offshore pre-salt fields and its close proximity to the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and West African offshore oil fields, EJA is strategically positioned to serve these high growth sectors.

EJA is located on an 82.5-hectare site with a 1 .6 km long coastline in the municipality of Aracruz in the state of Espirito Santo, about 80 km by road north of the capital of Vitoria.

The integrated yard will be equipped with top notch facilities including a 1 km berthing quay, a floating dock, ancillary piping facilities and steel fabrication workshops. It also features the largest floating crane in Latin America to boost operational efficiency and enhance the yard's competitive edge.

Initial operations commenced in the second half of 2014. On completion, EJA will be capable of undertaking the construction of drillships, semi­submersible and jack-up rigs, platforms and supply vessels, FPSO integration and topside modules fabrication, in addition to drilling rig repairs, ship repairs and modification works.

Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz

  • Strategically located in close proximity to Brazilian oil and gas fields and the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and West African sectors
  • Optimised facilities with state-of­the-art equipment for operational efficiency and cost-effective solutions
  • Construction of drillships, semi-submersibles, jack-up rigs, platforms and supply vessels
  • Integration of FPSOs and topside modules fabrication
  • Repair, modification and upgrading of vessels and rigs, including drillships, semi­submersibles and jack-ups

Facilities Details

  • Land Area - 82.5 hectares
  • South Quay Extension - 263m x water depth up to 19m
  • South Quay - 253m x water depth up to 15.5m
  • Finger Pier - 407m x water depth up to 8.5m
  • Entry Chanel - Water depth 15.5m
  • Workshops - Ancillary piping facilities & steel fabrication workshops
  • Floating Crane - 3,600T
  • Gantry Crane - 1 unit 300T x 150m
  • Jib Cranes - 2 units 50T x 50m

SYNERGY FOR GROWTH

With more than two decades of experience servicing Brazil's offshore industry, Sembcorp Marine and its subsidiary Jurong Shipyard are key players in the country's oil & gas sector. Going forward, with the establishment of new Brazilian shipyard Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz in Espirito Santo, Sembcorp Marine and its Singapore yards are well poised to further partner Brazil in its rapid progress and sustainable growth.

The Largest Crane of Latin America

  • Flying the Brazilian flag and manned by Brazilian crew, this latest generation floating crane was built in Japan and delivered in early 2014
  • Total lifting capacity of 3,600 tons, with four hooks capable of hoisting 900 tons each
  • Equipped with advanced positioning system powered by four azimuth thrusters rated at 71 0kW each
  • The floating crane rises up to 170 metres in height, and measures 110 metres in length and 46 metres in width
  • Ready to serve the Brazilian market in areas such as civil construction, port and shipyard operations amongst others.
 

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