Vancouver Drydock Facilities

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Drydocks

  • Panamax drydock: 36,000 tonne lift capacity; 221m (over aprons) x 204m (over 5 pontoons) x 59m beam overall x 45.8m inside x 8.8m depth (over blocks)
  • Self-contained drydock: Seaspan Careen 30,000 tonne lift capacity, 131m (over single pontoon) x 48.8m beam overall x 33.5m inside
  • Environmentally friendly equipment to remove paint layers – High pressure water cleaning and vapour blasting

Outfitting/Repair Pier

  • 210 metre deep water pier (10.5 meter water depth) fully serviced with 85 tonne crane

Machine Shop

  • 1,740 square meters (18,750 square feet)
  • Two 40-tonne overheard cranes
  • 10 lathes up to 18 metres (50 feet) long with 2.45 meter (96 inch) diameter turning capacity
  • 6 boring mills up to 2.5 metre (99 inch) capacity
  • Computer Numeric Controls plate cutter

Steel Forming

  • 21,000 square foot covered shop
  • Brake presses up to 1,000 tonnes
  • Roll bender up to 17 metres x 2 centimetres (40 feet x ¾ inch) plate
  • Frame bender up to 440 tonnes