C O T E C M A R
SHIPYARD / ASTILLERO
Zona Industrial via Mamonal Km 9
Cotecmar Shipyard is the largest, oldest and best ship building, located in Cartagena, Colombia, it is also the nearest shipyard with solutions for any ship in emergency, and/or following ship repairing, and maintenance plans. It is very close to major Caribbean shipping routes, Southern Florida USA, Central America, Antilles Islands, and Caribbean seaports. It has built both military and civilian vessels for both local and overseas clients since 1969.
|From port of||Distance||From port of||Distance|
|Tampa, FL.||1311 NM||Miami, FL.||1073 NM|
|Nassau, Bahamas||1204 NM||Cancun, Mexico||882 NM|
|Puerto Barrios, Guatemala||870 NM||Ponce, Puerto Rico||714 NM|
|Kingstown, Jamaica||456 NM||Sto Domingo, Dominican Rep||592 NM|
|Willemstad, Curacao||449 NM||Colon, Panama||258 NM|
The Cotecmar Shipyard, facilities and infrastructure
Syncrolift platform Capabilities
Syncrolift platform Capabilities and dimensions
|Platform Length||117 meters = 383 feet|
|Platform Width||22 meters = 72 feet|
|Available Water Depth||5.4 meters = 17 feet at MLLW|
|Syncrolift lifting capacity||3600 tons ( Light ship weight)|
|Syncrolift lifting capacity||47.9 Tons per square meter|
4 Piers for afloat repair and vessel preparation
|1- Pier North||125 meters = 410 feet / water depth 4,0 meters = 12 ft|
|2- Pier South||117 meters = 383 feet / water depth 4,0 meters = 12 ft|
|3- Syncrolift North side||152 meters = 498 feet / water depth 4,2 meters = 13 ft|
|4- Syncrolift South side||152 meters = 498 feet / water depth 4,2 meters = 13 ft|
Entering to the sincrolift (piers sincrolift North and South)
CRUISE SHIP, REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
Prestigious cruise line companies have chosen Cotecmar shipyard to send their medium size cruise vessels for general maintenance, repairs and renovations giving them the highest safety, quality materials, and services in compliance with international regulations, class, flag, and company requirements.
8 Dry docking positions and lengths
|1- PV1 120 meters = 393 feet||6- PV5 67 meters = 219 feet|
|2- Extension PV1 119 meters = 390 feet||7- PV6 66 meters = 216 feet|
|3- PV2 114 meters = 376 feet||8- PV7 66 meters = 216 feet|
|4- PV3 108 meters = 354 feet||* Transfer car 88 meters =291 feet|
|5- PV4 99 meters = 324 feet||* Transfer shaft 156 meters = 511 feet|
Cotecmar Shipyard has the capacity to run multiple projects, in general maintenance, repairs and renovations. It is also capable of servicing several kinds of ships simultaneously, such as war ships, general cargo and container vessels, new construction of river patrol boats, tanker ships, and tall sail ships as per the photo. Giving them the highest safety, quality materials, and service in compliance with international maritime safety regulations, class society and flag surveyors.
There is a second Shipyard: Bocagrande shipyard is smaller than the Mamonal, which is fully equipped to satisfy the international demand. Although it has also been certified by Lloyd’d Register Quality Assurance based on ISO 9001, its dimensions are: it has 250 meters of docking bays, a SLIP or ramp Dry Dock with 1200 tons lifting capacity and two dry docking positions. It has five shops specialized in mechanics, welding, priming and painting, an engine shop and a electricity shop. This infrastructure is complemented by that of Mamonal, because they carry out projects together, which provides clients with even greater coverage.
Design and construction of an Ocean Patrol vessel
Design and construction of an Ocean Patrol vessel
Design and New Construction of an Open Hopper Barge
Equipment & Facilities
The Cotecmar Shipyard, the Mamonal facilities have the infrastructure required to compete international markets. The units located there, are certified by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance under ISO 9001. They are on working area of 118.000 square meters.
The shipyard capacities fulfill all their functions using a syncrolift that is 117 meters long, 22 meters wide, capable of lifting up to 3600 tons. It has four docking bays and eight dry docking positions, where the ships are moved using a 156 meters transfer shaft.
With five shops, whose machinery and tools provide support for mechanical activities, machine and fabrication shop that houses lathes, drill presses, milling machines, a planner, bench grinders, band saws, a large collection of tooling and machinists tools, a large collection of welding equipment including pulse-arc and short-arc power supplies, plasma cutters, oxy/acetylene/propane torches, hydraulic shear, hydraulic press brake, hydraulic iron working/punch, abrasive cut-off saw, two 7.5 –tons, and 11.25-tons SWL overhead cranes.
A mechanics’ shop and an electrical shop are also onsite. The mechanics’ shop has a large collection of tools, special tools, and spare parts for common Detroit Diesel, Caterpillar, MTU, CAT, and MAN engines. The electrical shop with special tools, and a large inventory of shipboard marine cable, lights, and junction boxes.
Complete and separate workshops: Sand blasting / water blasting, paint, priming and coating, carpenter, plumbing – pipes, and valves service shops.