$5.2 Billion Spent for Biggest Shipyard in Gulf Areas


Posted on 2017-06-08 Author:LIYUCSF

 

Saudi Aramco, the biggest oil company in the world, has recently announced that $5.2 billion would be spent for the biggest shipyard in gulf area. This shipyard will be jointly invested and constructed by Bahri, Lamprell, HHI and Saudi Aramco, which attracts many overseas experts and capitals for developing the strategic industry of non-oil in Saudi Arabia. It is reported that this newly-built shipyard, as part of “state ship, state building” strategy, will undertake new ship orders of over $ 10 billion in Saudi Arabia.

 

This shipyard, with the total area of 4,300,000 sqm, will be located in the west coast of Saudi Arabia (RasAlKhair). The facilities of shipyard include 7 dry docks, 2 shipbuilding docks, 5 wharves, 1 ship-lift system, 1 workshop, 1 warehouse, 1 public service area, office buildings, living and entertainment area. Once completed, this new shipyard can accommodate more than 10,000 employees. Meanwhile, this shipyard will be the largest shipyard with strong production capacity, and even become the largest one in the world.

 

The primary production of the new shipyard is expected to start in 2019, and it will reach its full production rates in 2022. According to the plan, this shipyard will build four offshore drilling platforms and 40 ships include 3 VLCC ships every year.

 


 

Saudi Aramco, the biggest oil company in the world, has recently announced that $5.2 billion would be spent for the biggest shipyard in gulf area. This shipyard will be jointly invested and constructed by Bahri, Lamprell, HHI and Saudi Aramco, which attracts many overseas experts and capitals for developing the strategic industry of non-oil in Saudi Arabia. It is reported that this newly-built shipyard, as part of “state ship, state building” strategy, will undertake new ship orders of over $ 10 billion in Saudi Arabia.

 

This shipyard, with the total area of 4,300,000 sqm, will be located in the west coast of Saudi Arabia (RasAlKhair). The facilities of shipyard include 7 dry docks, 2 shipbuilding docks, 5 wharves, 1 ship-lift system, 1 workshop, 1 warehouse, 1 public service area, office buildings, living and entertainment area. Once completed, this new shipyard can accommodate more than 10,000 employees. Meanwhile, this shipyard will be the largest shipyard with strong production capacity, and even become the largest one in the world.

 

The primary production of the new shipyard is expected to start in 2019, and it will reach its full production rates in 2022. According to the plan, this shipyard will build four offshore drilling platforms and 40 ships include 3 VLCC ships every year.