Ingleside Marine Base

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Ingleside Marine Base


Deepwater Spoolbase, Marine Support and Fabrication Facility

Ingleside, Texas

The EMAS CHIYODA Subsea Marine Base is a 48 hectares world-class, deepwater support facility as well as a pipeline fabrication base designed to serve onshore, offshore pipelay and subsea construction needs of the US Gulf of Mexico and Mexico’s Bay of Campeche. The facility is designed to undertake the fabrication of pipelines, PLETs, PLEMs, manifolds, jumpers and other associated hardware.
Located on the Intercoastal waterway in Ingleside Texas, the facility is naturally protected from dangerous storm surges and has a deepwater slip measuring 213 m long, 91 m wide and 9.7 m deep.

The Facility

The facility is comprised of a 48 hectares base, able to accommodate one or more large offshore vessels at the same time handling concurrent activities.

Key Facility Features
  • Main 198 m long production building
  • Main stalk stalk storage area 1572 m long
  • Secondary mobile production facilities
  • Secondary stalk storage area 760 m long
  • Deepwater access – short transit to open waters
  • Intercoastal Waterway offers protection from storm surges
  • Direct load-on path from pipeline storage to vessel
  • 45 minute sail from nearest sea buoy
  • Large storage, warehouse and other covered fabrication buildings
  • Well-equipped on-site client offices
  • Convenient access to major highways and airports (15 minutes from Corpus Christi, TX airport) 3 ½ hours by car from Houston