Oceanco is pleased to welcome the arrival of its latest 109m/357ft, the first Oceanco project to enter its new construction facilities, will undergo all remaining construction activities; inside painting, installing of large equipment and placement of its superstructure.
Acquired by Oceanco in may of this year, the facilities are located 10km down river from the Oceanco Headquarters and outfit facilities in Alblasserdam. She will debut her build here in the new facilities until transferred in due course to Oceanco’s outfiiting facilities in Alblasserdam.
The new Oceanco premises encompass 28 acres of construction facilities. The main area, which is 570m X 200m: (approx 114.000 square meters) includes offices and conference rooms, construction facilities, outfit facilities, a piping shop, paint facilities, and sandblasting facilities.
Oceanco acquired the premises of Zwijndrecht as part of the company’s long-term initiative for growth, expansion and consolidation of its construction activities. Intrinsic to Oceanco’s vision for increased efficiency, these new facilities will be a hub that will allow numerous co-makers to physically set up offices alongside the construction works, encouraging maximum synergy and co-maker alignment among all parties.
These facilities will be utilised in several ways
1. Steel hull manufacturing for new builds
2. Maintenance, refit & lifetime extension activities
3. A superyacht brain park
4. An educational campus.
Oceanco is taking a leadership role in creating a platform in the superyacht sector for propogating economic and sustainable opportunities in a circular economy which is intended to lead to cost savings, innovation, job creation and a more sensible use of energy and raw materials.