World Marine Mississippi Operations comprises two facilities in Pascagoula and is the leading provider of repair, maintenance, overhaul and new construction for offshore drilling rigs and fabricator of components for the  marine industry. The Pascagoula East Yard is a 94-acre full-service facility. It is purpose-built for heavy  marine fabrication and offshore rig upgrades, repairs and conversions. The Pascagoula West Yard is a 13-acre facility offering 1,100 LF of deep quayside. Facilities include a crawler crane, shops, warehousing and  offices to support rig repair and conversion projects.

Pascagoula East

  • Access: 10 nautical miles to open sea
  • Total area: 94 acres  (38 ha)
  • Water Frontage: 2,000 LF (610 m) concrete bulkhead
  • Water Depth: 2,000 LF (610 m) from 35 ft. (10.7 m) to 42 ft (12.8 m) depth
  • Channel maintained to 42 ft. (12.8 m) depth and 350 ft. (106.7 m) width
  • Vertical Height Restrictions: None
  • Quayside Gantry Load Out: 1,660 ft. x 250 ft. (506 m x 76 m)
  • Deep Hole: 500 ft. x 300 ft. x 60 ft. (152 m x 91 m x 18 m)
  • Fabrication area:
    • Covered 100,000 sq. ft. (9,290 m2)
    • Outside 360,000 sq. ft. (33,631 m2)
  • Inside Blast/Paint Area: 50 ft. x 100 ft. x 25 ft. (15 m x 30 m x 8 m)
  • Outside Platen Area:
    • 600 ft. x 600 ft. (183 m x 183 m)
    • 100,000 T capacity, 10,000 psf (48.8t /m2)
  • Warehouse:
    • (2) 100 ft. x 210 ft., 21,000 sq. ft. each
    • (30.5 m x 64 m x 1,952 m2 each)

Quayside Facilities

  • Type: concrete bulkhead
  • Length: 1000 ft.
  • Water depth: 42 ft.
  • Deep hole: 500 ft. x 300 ft. x 60 ft. deep

Pascagoula West

  • Access: 16 nautical miles to open sea
  • Total Area: 13 acres (8 ha)
  • Water Frontage: 1,100 ft. (335 m)
  • Water Depth: 38 ft. (11.6 m)
  • Channel maintained to 38 ft. (11.6 m) depth and 350 ft. (106.7 m) width
  • Vertical Height Restrictions: None
  • Fabrication Area:
    • Covered 12,000 sq. ft. (1,115 m2)
    • Outside 100,000 sq. ft. (9,290 m2)

The facility maintains an ISO 9001:2008 accredited Quality Management System and has an exemplary safety  performance record. World Marine’s Mississippi Operation offers a range of services:

Conversions and Upgrades

  • Bare-decks to drilling rigs
  • Offshore drilling rigs to accommodations units
  • Offshore drilling rigs to production platforms
  • Offshore rig upgrade enhancements
  • Thruster Work

Offshore Rig Repair

  • Steel, piping, equipment, electrical, joiner additions & renewals
  • Blasting and painting
  • Refurbishments
  • Emergency repairs

Offshore Services

  • Structural, mechanical, electrical, joiner, blasting & painting services
  • Installation of heavy weldments
  • Leg-ups, quarters mods, and platform installations
  • Resumes of key offshore crewmembers available
  • 3D laser scanning services