On 16th Mar. 2015, Shanghai Bestway Marine Engineering Design Co., Ltd. signed “EPC Contract of Design and Building of Self-elevating Gravel Pile Construction Unit” with CCCC Second Harbour Engineering Co., Ltd. With the successful preparation of preliminary work, Shanghai Bestway Group held the commencement ceremony of this unit on 20th April 2015 in its subsidiary company, Jiangsu Dajin Heavy Industry Co.,Ltd. The leaders from CCCC 2nd Harbour Engineering Co., Ltd, CCCC 2nd Navigational Bureau 3rd Engineering Co.,Ltd and CCS was invited to attend the ceremony.
This gravel pile construction unit is a kind of bolt type hydraulic jack driven four-legs 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. 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. Its building and delivery period is very tight. It is planned to come into service in the first quarter of 2016. It only takes two months for Shanghai Bestway to complete the schematic design, review, drawing design and approval, equipment order as well as production design etc. since the project commencement, which extremely shows the experience and advantage of Shanghai Bestway’s EPC business.
After being built, this gravel pile construction unit will be mainly used in the gravel pile construction of breakwater in Israel project, which is located in the economic zone of“One Belt and one Road”. As the general contractor of the design and building for this unit, it shows Shanghai Bestway’s enterprise spirit to actively response to the summoning from the country and undertake the social responsibility.