VM HQ is located in Mussafah Industrial Area, Abu Dhabi, UAE. The total size of VM complex is 10,000m2 and it comprises: Yard with 125m sea front with 125m long jetty, Store, Workshop, Marine shop and Office building. The sea front has an 8m deep channel with 6m at the jetty head. The yard has the capacity to fabricate and load out approximately 4,000 tons marine structures per year (jackets, decks, boat landing, structural & piping packages.) Additionally, the yard also has a capacity to handle skidded equipment and packages. At peak times, VM has fabricated structures weighing approximately 600 tons with approximately 200 personnel.
At VM yard, fabrication activities encompass: Pre-fabrication, Erection, Welding, Sand blasting, Painting, E & I Works, and NDT Facilities
In response to rising demand for VM offshore services, VM has made a decision to expand the size and the capacity of its yard by procuring land of 200,000m2 and initiating the yard-construction process. The size of the sea water font and marine jetty at the new yard are 236m and 196m respectively.
The new yard is to be located in ICAD II, Mussafah and it is planned that the yard shall be fully operational by 2015. The fabrication capacity of the new yard is estimated at 20,000 metric tons of steel structures per year.