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    New dock almost ready at Pan-United Indonesia

    Yard News // August 11, 2000
    Pan-United subsidiary Pan-united Indonesia, in Batam, Indonesia, is currently building its new floating dock, which will have a lifting capacity of 22,000dwt when completed in September.

    From September onwards, the Batam-based yard will be capable of docking new-generation Panamax vessels of up to 80,000dwt.

    The new dock, which has with an overall length of 235m and a clear inner width of 40m, is being designed and constructed entirely by Pan-United Batam.

    The yard says it is also busy with an offshore project, outfitting a barge awarded by Heerema. The work will see Pan-United Indonesia fabricate and install skid beams, fenders and winches to enable it to transport an offshore platform for the Malampaya deep water gas project.

    Repair projects at Pan-United Indonesia also include work on dredgers, namely Hyundai 6 Ho, a dry-docking and general repair job awarded by PT Hyundai Citra.

    GTS Horizon, a bulker awarded by Maritime Consultant (S) Pte Ltd, is also at the yard, for main engine afloat repairs, and Duta Marindo No 10, a tanker awarded by Hai Yin Pte Ltd, is at the Indonesian arm of Pan-United for dry-docking and general repairs.

    Cheong Eng Engineering Services, Pan-United's afloat repair company recently clinched an anchorage repair project on behalf of the US Department of Transportation.

    The company is undertaking major works on board the SS Cape Jacob, including engine room piping and steel renewal, a cargo refrigeration system and boiler repairs, and the installation of new grease line on all of the ship's deck cranes.

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