Mechel ChMK Beams Used for Construction of Kola Shipyard
Russian steel maker Mechel’s Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant produced more than 40 thousand tonnes of beams for the construction of the Center for the construction of large-scale offshore structures, formerly known as the Kola shipyard, in the Murmansk region. The customer for the construction of a specialized shipyard near the village of Belokamenka in the Murmansk Region is Novatek's subsidiary Novatek-Murmansk. The supplied are made by the metal trading company Mechel-Service
The shipyard will build and equip floating reinforced concrete structures for the creation of offshore structures of the gravity type that is transported to the base afloat and diving to the bottom at the expense of its own weight. The purpose of the platforms is natural gas liquefaction and transshipment plants. The modules of the gas liquefaction plant itself are also planned to be manufactured at the shipyard.
The shipyard will build the largest dry docks in Russia with a length of 400 m, a width of 175 m and a height of 20 m.