Takoradi Ship Yard

INTRODUCTION

Takoradi Shipyard is the latest most effective and highly professional addition to the Ghanaian Ships’ Industry. The above-said organization is certified for ISO 9001: 2008 – and its welders are certified by Lloyds for steel works and by ABS for aluminum Works.

This Yard has been in the Marine Crafts’ Business since 1928 and is a subsidiary to the Takoradi Port – situated in the Western Region of Ghana – being a part of the Ghana Port and Harbours Authority (GPHA).

The Shipyard was totally constructional rebuilt and completely machinery renewed in between the years 2006 and 2009 – to fit the third millennium requirements regarding Ships’ Refurbishment, Treatment and Maintenance.

We at Takoradi Shipyard employ the Most Skilled and Highest Competent Workforce – enabling us to carry out every type of Task to be done on any kind of Vessel.

SHIPYARD’S MAIN CAPABILITIES

  • Docking Capacity up to 450 tons.
  • Steel Works.
  • Aluminum Works.
  • Sand Blasting.
  • Painting.
  • Machinery Repairs and Installation.
  • Mechanical Upkeeping and Maintenance.
  • Hydraulics Refurbishment and Treatment.
  • Propulsion Systems Handling.
  • Propellers Restoring and Safeguarding.
  • Electrical Equipment Upholding.
  • Vessels’ Class Certification Preparing.

SHIPYARD’S FACILITIES

  1. DRY-DOCK
    A whole new built Dry-Dock that has the ability to accommodate vessels of the following specifications:
    • Length - 45 meters
    • Width - 10 meters
    • Draft - 3.5 meters CD
    • Carrying Capacity - 450 tons
    • Working Space - 2,000 square meters
  2. SLIPWAY
    A totally new built Slipway made of a winch house, northern berth, central berth and a southern berth – with the following cradles’ capabilities:
    • Northern Berth
      • Cradle Capacity - 250 tons
      • Length - 38 meters
      • Width - 11 meters
    • Central Berth
      • Cradle Capacity - 350 tons
      • Length - 60 meters
      • Width - 11 meters
    • Southern Berth
      • Cradle Capacity - 250 tons
      • Length - 38 meters
      • Width - 11 meters
  3. ADDITIONAL ASSETS
    • Up to 350 meters of lay-by Jetties for vessels to be handled on a day-to- day basis – and follow-up repairs after being undocked from the docking facilities.
    • Up to 5,500 square meters of concrete space for crafts to be accommodated on blocks for refurbishment, treatment and maintenance.
    • Mechanical Workshop.
    • Carpentry.
    • One big Store.
    • Three additional Ware-Houses.
  4. ELECTRICAL POWER SUBSTATION
    To ensure reliable power at all times there Is a completely new constructed Power Substation – that contains one Transformer and two (2) Standby back-up Generators with the following capacities:
    • Transformer - 800KVA; 11KV / 0.415KV
    • Generator No. 1 - 630KVA; 0.415KV
    • Generator No. 2 - 250KVA; 0.415KV
  5. WORKSHOPS’ FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT
    The following state of the art Workshops’ Equipment is available:
    • Three (3) Drilling Machines.
    • Three (3) Horizontal Conventional Centre Lathe Machines.
    • Milling Machine.
    • Band Saw Machine.
    • Stone-Grinding Machine.
    • Air Compressor.
    • Horizontal Tube Bending Machine.
    • Thickness Planer.
    • Roll Bending Sheet Machine.
    • Hydraulic Presser.
    • A Number of Assorted Sets of Tools.
    • Three (3) Ton Overhead Workshop Trolley.
    • Woodworking Sawing and Grinding Machines.
  6. OTHER ASSISTING EQUIPMENT
    • Fifteen (15) ton mobile crane.
    • Five (5) ton forklift.
    • Self propelled aerial work platform.
    • Sandblasting and Spraying gear.
    • Two (2) big portable compressors – each with two (2) separate outlets.
    • Welding machines (wig & arch).
    • Oxygen analyzer.
    • Propellers’ Balancing Machine.
Ghana port and Harbours Authority
P.O.BOX 708 Takoradi Port, Ghana
Telephone: 0-3120-24073, 03120-24324
Fax: 03120-22814
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