Context and challenges
This client is a major player in the UK nuclear defense sector.
One of the dockyards in the UK is the client licence holder for the owned and operated nuclear facilities on the Licensed Site within Her Majesty’s Naval Base. These licenced facilities support the maintenance activities required for the Royal Navy fleet of nuclear-powered submarines.
The dockyard needed further enhancements and upgrades to provide a modern support and maintenance facility for submarine maintenance and future business requirements of both the client and the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
The 10 Dock programme was a campaign to upgrade one of the docking facilities to provide enhanced capabilities, efficiency and improved safety.
This client appointed Assystem to deliver three concept designs to upgrade three of the docking facility systems.
Concept design packages covering docking & berthing facilities and mechanical systems such as fuel discharge, flushing rigs, steam machinery trials capability and sullage and sewerage.
Each package required: