Port of Everett, USA

ESC carried out the supply, Blasting and Painting of Sheet Pile, tubular pipes, and corner piles for this project.

Introduction

Each year, the Port Commission adopts a Capital Improvement Project budget that enhances the Port of Everett's business lines and supports jobs, trade, commerce and recreation. These Capital Improvement Projects grow the economy by creating good paying jobs, lever­aging private investment, and creating revenue generating industries.

 

Port of Everett Seaport stability and growth lies in the potential of its current infrastructure. As the 
shipping industry continues to see a trend of larger vessels, the Port of Everett looks­­­ to infrastructure opportunities to stay competitive and support 34,000+ regional jobs. Per the Port Commission’s direction, Port staff is working toward implementation of the Marine Termina­­ls Master Plan (2008), which includes strengthening and expanding docks to add a minimum of 300 feet of capacity in the next five years to meet 21stCentury shipping demands. 

ESC carried out the supply, Blasting and Painting of Sheet Pile, tubular pipes, and corner piles for this project.

ESC Scope

Sheet Pile supply and tubular pipes supply 108 ESZ26-700 Sheet Pile Pairs 16m length Grade S430GP and 609mm tubular corner piles 21 meters long.

 

Blasting & Painting

In order to prepare the pile surface, piles were shot blasted to SA2.5 standard as specified by ISO 8501 and ISO 8503 using ESC’s portable dry steel shot blasting machine, with compressed air supply of 0.7N/mm2.

 

After completion of blasting, all dust and abrasives were removed from the piles by brushing and blowing.

The specified paint system used was Carboline Carboguard 890 Coating System. All the sheet piles and tubular piles were painted in accordance with C5-M specification “Very high corrosivity marine atmospheric environment”.

 

Quality Control

 

Paint inspection are conducted by a certified NACE inspector. NACE Coating Inspector Program has set the standard for inspections in the protective coatings industry and is the world's most recognized coating inspector certification program.

Painting inspection

Fabricated tubular corner pipes.

Project Photos

Fabricated tubular pipe
Preparation for Delivery
Painting of sheet piles and pipes
Painted pile pairs
Port of Everett
Sheet pile delivery
Painting inspection
Painting
Project completed.
Installation of sheet piles
Blasting
Clutch delivery
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