Fabrication Shops, Yards & Dry Docks

  1. Specialized Personnel: Our staff (engineers, fitters, welders, electricians etc. ) has experience in complex projects, including the use of exotic materials as well as complete process modules.
  2. Dock: We have direct water access, allowing us to deliver extra wide/heavy modules We can manage all the logistics, delivering CIF and DDP Incoterms.
  3. Geographical Locations in The Gulf of Mexico We are located near the main energy markets of Mexico, the United States, and the Caribbean, reducing the cost of transportation.
  4. Yard Assembly & Storage: Large  capacity to store equipment in our yards, delivering according to Jobsite  priorities We can assemble modules in our plants with imported parts to be exported with a possible tax advantage.

Our Yard Fabrication Shops & Drydocks

OVERVIEW PORT ARTHUR  FACILITIES

  • Port Arthur Central yard: 21 acres
  • Port Arthur South Yard 7 acres
  • Drydock #1 200’ x 84’
  • Drydock # 5 275’ x 40’
  • Drydock #4 384’ x 90’

EQUIPMENT & CAPABILITIES

  •  CNC Plate cutting- (2ea)12’ X 40’ X 6” thickness
  •  400 Ton plate press break
  • Plate roll up to 5/8” thick
  • Plate shear up to 1/2”thick
  • Programmable sawing up to 24”
  • Pipe bending up to 6” diameter
  • Multi bank welding machines up to 400 Amps
  • Multiple overhead cranes
  • Submerged arc welding capacities
  • Hydrostatic testing up to 10,000 PSI
  • Onsite blasting and coatings
  • Rail material handling in between shops
  • Open ended shop access large projects
  • Multiple yard cranes (300 tons combined)
  • Fully staffed machine shop

Galveston Yard has just over 100 acres with direct access to calm waters. The shipyard location is proximate to a world hub of refineries offering both easy access to Gulf Copper’s facilities & services.

GALVESTON FACILITIES

Galveston Yard has just over 100 acres

EQUIPMENT & CAPABILITIES

  • 350 ‘ x 200’ Dry Dock with 1800 ton capacity
  • CNC Plate cutting- (2ea)12’ X 40’ X 6” thickness
  • 1000 TON CNC plate press Break
  • CNC Plate roll up to 2-3/8” thick
  • Plate shear up to 3/4”thick
  • Programmable sawing up to 24”
  • CNC Pipe and Structural bending and forming
  • Multi bank welding machines up to 400 Amps
  • Multiple overhead cranes (30t comb. & 75t  )
  • Submerged arc welding, Semi-Automated welding
  • NDT, Hydrostatic testing up to 10,000 PSI
  • Onsite blasting and coatings
  • Open ended shop for extra-large projects
  • Multiple yard cranes
  • In House Welding school
  • Electrical Repairs, Mechanical Repairs
  • Scaffolding
  • Tank Cleaning/ Environmental

GALVESTON OPERATIONS

  • 100+ acre facility on Pelican Island – 9 miles from sea buoy
  • Operating one large drydock approx. 25.000 ton capacity (350 x 225 ft.)
  • 4.000 + feet or pier space at 25 to 35 feet of water depth
  • New fabrication facility with large plasma table, plate roll and press brake
  • Current level of production personnel – 400. Previously work to a maximum of 1.200 people.
  • Administrative staff – 40 people

 

 

CORPUS CHRISTI FACILITY

  • 219 acre facility located less than 3 NM from the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 100 acres of stabilized land for cargo operations and storage.
  • 3,700 linear feet of bulkhead frontage
  • 20,000 square feet of covered storage
  • Water depths from 20-36 feet MLLW along bulkhead
  • Located on alternate route of the Intracoastal Waterway and Corpus Christi Ship Channel

AREAS AND CAPACITY FOR FABRICATION

Covered Area (Shop, Warehouse ) : 355,209 Sqf. ( 33,000 m2)

Yard (Uncovered area):                   430,556 Sqf. (40,000 m2)

WORKSHOP CAPACITY

Depends on our product mix, with one million man-hours year maximum per shift, have a nominal capacity of 15,000 metric tons per year per shift.

CRANE CAPACITY

Overhead cranes : 28 cranes ( 10 ~ 20 Metric Tons cap)

Crawler cranes:      2 Cranes (45 Metric Tons cap.

FABRICATION EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE

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