Eastern’s Allanton Road shipyard sits on 140 acres and has over 6,000 feet of water frontage leading into St. Andrew’s Bay and out to the Gulf of Mexico. A 32,000 sq. ft. building houses the steel processing equipment, consisting of a Wheelabrator automated horizontal shot blasting and painting machine for plate and structural members, (3) 10-ton overhead cranes, a plasma plate burning machine as well as 500 ton apron brake and a 1″ Pacific plate shear. The facility also includes an electrical shop, carpenter shop, pipe shop, warehouse and sandblasting & painting shop with a 21,000 sq. ft. warehouse and a 7,000 sq. ft. office building.
The Allanton Road shipyard has undergone numerous enhancements including:
- Side launch ways and launch basin with an overall dimension of 760’ (231.65m) in length and 200’ (61m) in width
- MG CNC plasma arc burning machine with (4) 10′x40′ dry cutting tables
- 560’ (170.68m) long X 127’ (38.71m) width X 50’ (15.25m) height building that houses the Ogden Automated Welding Steel Panel Line
- (8) concrete fabrication platens totalling 82,000 square feet (7618 square meters)