InterMoor says local facility is 'strategically important'
InterMoor says its 8-year-old Morgan City facility, which has a new lease with the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District, is an important part of its global operations.
Originally inaugurated in 2011, the 24-acre facility was subsequently expanded to 34 acres, the company said Tuesday, the day after the port board approved the new lease, in a news release.
Since its inception, the purpose-built facility has successfully completed hundreds of fabrication projects, including over a hundred steel piles installed offshore for the largest oil and gas projects in the Gulf of Mexico and abroad.
Amenities include more than 30,000 square feet of fabrication space; mooring equipment storage capabilities; a 12,000-square-foot multipurpose building for administrative and operations employees; dockside loadout areas; and a state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot blasting and painting facility. Equipment includes extensive crane capability and a DAVI model 3060, four-roll, fully-hydraulic plate rolling machine, which can roll up to 2¾-inch thick mild steel and accommodate plate widths of up to 10 feet, allowing production ranges from 9 feet OD up to 20 foot OD.
Recently added competencies include sub-arc welding and pressure-rated piping for the fabrication of PLETs and jumpers.
Martin Kobiela, president, InterMoor Inc., said, “We are thrilled to continue our relationship with the Morgan City Port Authority. The renewal of this lease for five more years, plus five additional five-year options, is a testament to how strategically important InterMoor views this fabrication facility, as a crucial part of their global life-cycle mooring solution that includes design, fabrication, installation, and up to decommissioning.
"Our facility is proud to contribute to the local economy with 100 full time positions and many contract jobs. For our clients, it has continuously demonstrated its excellence in fabrication and, of course, convenience since it allows easy access to all major US ports and offshore areas.”
InterMoor’s Morgan City facility is ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certified, and recently achieved ISO 45001:2018 certification.