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Westport Orange Shipyard
Located on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas, Westport Orange Shipyard, LLC, is large enough to meet the needs of our most demanding clients. Specializing in new construction as well as maintenance and repair of work boats and inland barges.
The facility is situated on an 80-acre peninsula with more than 5,000 linear feet of waterfront with deep water access just 1.2 miles upstream from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (marker #915). The shipyard has more than 500,000 square feet of covered fabrication and storage area.
A large pool of ABS certified welders and skilled fitters provide repair, maintenance and new construction services. The yard has extensive utility stations, boom lifts, heavy forklifts, yard cranes, heavy haulers and other equipment to efficiently move plate and vessel modules. The covered fabrication areas have bridge cranes ranging from 15-ton to 150-ton capacities.
Utilizing an extensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, we complete projects on time and effectively. Along with our labor force, our friendly and knowledgeable project managers, in-house accounting staff and other supporting professionals combine to make Westport Orange Shipyard one of the largest employers in Orange, Texas with more than 250 employees and contractors.
Westport Marine Holdings, LLC, is a holding company with controlling interests in various marine related businesses. Westport Orange Shipyard, LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary. Westport Shipyard Equipment, LLC, owns floating dry docks and other marine equipment.
We have large side water access for staging of large vessels, including a 500 foot, a 400 foot, and seven 300 foot bulkheads with 16 foot to 24 foot water depths offering complete loadout, equipment transfer and staging of offshore and inland barges. Our 280 foot dry-dock is 160 feet long by 70 feet wide, and is used for major steel repairs and paint projects.
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