On 29th Oct 2015, the Self-elevating Gravel Pile Construction Unit was successfully launched in Jiangsu Dajin Shipyard. This unit is built by Shanghai Bestway Marine Engineering Design Co., Ltd and Jiangsu Dajin Heavy Industry Co.,Ltd under Bestway Group for CCCC Second Navigational Bureau Third Engineering Co., Ltd.
On October 30th, the Self-elevating Gravel Pile Construction Unit Launching Report Conference was held in the shipyard. Mr. Zhang Hong, Chief Engineer of CCCC Second Harbour Engineering Co., Ltd; Mr. Yan Xiaowei, Chairman of CCCC Second Navigational Bureau Third Engineering Co.,Ltd; Mr. Zhang Dongbiao, Vice GM of CCS Jiangsu Office; Mr. Liu Nan, Chairman of Bestway Group; Mr. Hang Youbin, GM of Dajin shipyard and other relevant leaders attended the communicating conference. The building team reported the building progress to the leaders at present.
This gravel pile construction unit is a kind of bolt type hydraulic jack driven four-legged self-elevating engineering working platform, with a length of 42m, breadth of 50m and design draft of 3.6m, which is mainly used for gravel pile construction, and can be deployed along the coastal sea by tugboat. The diameter of each four cylindrical legs is 2.5m. Its maximum operating water depth reaches 25m. This unit can meet the demand of daily life and accommodation of 30 workers and 6 crew members within 7 days’ endurance.
This gravel pile construction unit is the first offshore platform built by Dajin Shipyard. The project cycle is 10 months. It is supposed to be delivered in the end of this year, which is a milestone for the Dajin Shipyard. Meanwhile, it’s also a strong complement to the ship type database of Bestway Group’s shipbuilding base.