Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard Yard

Located at Tuas View Extension in the west of Singapore, the Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard Yard is a state-of-the-art new yard facility designed to maximise operational synergy, production efficiency and critical mass with optimised docking and berthing facilities, an improved dock and quay ratio, a centralised work-efficient layout and integrated facilities. This will sharpen Sembcorp Marine’s competitive edge to achieve greater productivity and efficiency to deliver innovative, value-added and cost-efficient solutions to customers.

Capable of serving a wide range of vessels and rigs, including VLCCs, new generations of mega containerships, LNG carriers and passenger ships, Phase I of the new yard is equipped with four VLCC drydocks with a total dock capacity of 1.55 million deadweight tonnes as well as finger piers and basin lengths totalling 3.9 kilometres.

The 73.3-hectare Phase I new yard facility forms the first phase of the 206-hectare Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard Yard. Phase II of the new yard, which spans 34.5 hectares, includes a new steel fabrication facility that commenced operations in 4Q 2015. Phase II’s marine works are scheduled for completion in 1Q 2017.

FACILITY HIGHLIGHTS

The facilities at the new yard include:

  • YST D2, which has a width of 89m and is the widest drydock in Singapore. It is designed to accommodate jack-ups and semi-submersible rigs.
  • YST D3, which has a length of 412m and is the longest and deepest ship repair drydock in Asia. Capable of docking containerships of up to 18,000 TEU, it is equipped with an innovative “intermediate dock gate” system providing flexibility to configure the dock and allow smaller ships to dock in front while other works are carried out at the rear.
  • The natural deep waters at the new yard enable the installation of thrusters for semi-submersibles without towing the rig to sea.
  • A special reinforced load-out area for offshore platforms of up to 20,000 tonnes.
  • Three finger piers and a basin ranging from 210m to 400m with maximum draft from 9m to 15m allows ultra deepwater semi-submersible rigs and cruise vessels to be berthed without restrictions.
 

PHASE I

FACILITY HIGHLIGHTS NEW YARD (PHASE 1)
Land Area 73.3 Ha
Total Dry Dock Capacity 1,550,000 Dwt
4 VLCC Dry Docks YST D1 – 350m x 66m x (-8.5m)
YST D2 – 360m x 89m x (-8.5m)
YST D3 – 412m x 66m x (-11.0m)
YST D4 – 350m x 66m x (-8.5m)
Quay Length 3,900m

 

QUAYS BERTHING
LENGTH
MAX DRAFT
at zero tide
QUAYS BERTHING
LENGTH
MAX DRAFT
at zero tide
YST 01 210m 12m YST 07 318m 15m
YST 02 375m 9m YST 08 318m 15m
YST 03 375m 9m YST 09 318m 15m
YST 04 300m 9m YST 10 318m 15m
YST 05 400m 9m YST 11 318m 15m
YST 06 318m 15m YST 12 350m 9m

 

FACILITIES TOTAL AREA (SQM)
PCC 14,700
Owners’ Office 8,300
Learning Centre 7,500
Warehouse 16,800
Dormitory (Phase I) 50,700
Workshops 22,700
Multi-function Buildings 16,600

 

CRANAGE FACILITIES MAXIMUM CAPACITY MAXIMUM REACH CAPACITY AT MAXIMUM REACH
Dry Dock 100 tonnes 75m 15 tonnes
Quay Side 50 tonnes 100m 15 tonnes
Fabrication Area 300 tonnes 150m  

 

PHASE II

  • Phase II spans 34.5 hectares and consists of two 150,000 dwt drydocks and one offshore drydock dedicated to rig building and repairs. Close to 2 km of berthage will also be built to meet customers’ needs. Completion of the Phase II marine works is scheduled for 1Q 2017.
  • Featuring a new state-of-the-art steel fabrication facility that offers a streamlined, seamless and extensively automated production process from stock piling to final assembly and finishing. The steel fabrication facility commenced operations in 4Q 2015.
DocksTypeSizeCapacity
YST D5 Drydock 255m x 52m x (-8.0m) 150,000 dwt
YST D6 Drydock 255m x 52m x (-8.0m) 150,000 dwt
YST D7 Drydock 255m x 110m x (-12.0m) Offshore drydocking

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