Vancouver Shipyards Facilities

Syncrolift Platform

  • 3m (270 ft.) long x 21.3m (70 ft.) wide
  • Lift capacity of 1150 tons
  • 259m (850 ft.) of water berth

Sub-Assembly Shop

  • 168m (551 ft.) long x 24m (78 ft.) wide = 4000m2 or 43,000 sq. ft.
  • 4000m2 or 43,000 sq. ft.
  • Five overhead bridge cranes ( One 12-tonne; One 2-tonne; Three 10-tonne)
  • Computer controlled plasma cutting machine
  • Computer controlled robotic profile line

Panel Shop

  • 170m (557 ft.) long x 28m (91 ft.) wide = 4760m2 or 51,218 sq. ft.
  • Three overhead bridge cranes (two 23-tonne & one 9-tonne) Panel Line
    • One-sided submerged arc plate
    • Panel cutting, layout and marking
    • Stiffener fitting
    • Stiffener welding
  • Six stations for installation of web frames, girders, bulkheads, etc.

Forming Shop

  • 130m (426 ft.) long x 14m (46ft.) wide = 1820m2 or 19,583 sq. ft.
  • 1000T plate press
  • 1000T press brake
  • 400T press brake
  • 500T stiffener forming
  • 44m (8 ft.) plate rolls

Block Assembly Shop

  • 130m (426 ft.) long x 30m (98 ft.) wide = 1820m2 or 19,583 sq. ft.
  • 3900m2 or 42,000 sq. ft.
  • Two 40T overhead cranes, each with two 40T trolleys
  • Two 15T overhead cranes

Pre-Outfitting Shop

  • 180m (590 ft.) long x 29m (95 ft.) wide = 5220m2 or 56,167 sq. ft.
  • Five 5-tonne overhead cranes (one per pre-outfitting shop)
  • Two 15-tonne overhead cranes (one each for the mechanical & piping bays)
  • Block Outfitting – five bays to install pipe, ventilation and electrical systems with overhead cranes
  • Module Construction – two bays for installation of outfit components onto structural frameworks

Repair Blast & Paint Shop

  • 76m (249 ft.) long x 26.2m (86 ft.) wide = 2000 m2 or 21,520 sq. ft.
  • Environmentally controlled (heated & ventilated) blast and paint facility capable of completely enclosing a wide range of vessels and barges
  • Can accommodate vessels up to 75m (246 ft.) in length and 22m (72 ft.) in height

New Construction Blast & Paint Shop

  • 60m (197 ft.) long x 46m (151 ft.) wide = 2760m2 or 29,700 sq. ft.
  • Two separate blast/paint areas
    • Steel grit vacuum and elevator recovery system
    • Dedicated dust collection systems
  • Four paint positions

300T Gantry Crane

  • 80m (262 ft.) high x 76m (249 ft.) wide
  • Hook height: 70m (230 ft.)
  • Bridge span: 76m (249 ft.)
  • 2 hooks, each with capacity of 100 tonnes
  • Lower trolley has 1 central hook with capacity of 150 tonnes

Pre-Erection Area

  • 240m (787 ft.) x 27.4m (90 ft.) x 16m (52.5 ft.)
  • The 300T gantry crane spans the pre-erection and erection areas.

Rigging Shop

  • Towline installation, repairs and maintenance
  • All types of wire cable installations
  • Lifting device testing
  • Onboard ship testing of davits, slings, cables, etc.

Machine Shop

  • 1742m2 or 18,744 sq. ft.
  • 2 Shaft Lathes
    • One up to 26 ft.
    • One up to 40 ft.
  • 3 Smaller Engine Lathes
    • Up to 12 ft.
  • 1 Horizontal Milling Machine
  • 2 Vertical Milling Machines