The Shipyard
of the future

IMI’s vision is to be the Shipyard of the Future, a world-leading, fully integrated maritime facility that drives the development of an advanced and sustainable Saudi maritime industry.

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A Dynamic, Digital
Maritime Facility

IMI uses state-of-the-art technology to drive efficiency and deliver sustainable, innovative solutions to customers and stakeholders.

More than 60 digitalization initiatives are underway to modernize and optimize IMI’s infrastructure and product offerings for the domestic and international market.

As a key element of IMI’s operations, its digital infrastructure enables data-driven decision-making, providing a competitive advantage in the maritime sector and delivering safer, more sustainable working practices.

Our Facilities

By partnering with suppliers, IMI offers customers a highly responsive localized supply chain that:

Reduces supply chain risk

Lowers overall cost

Speeds up response and build time

Increases customers’ competitive position in the marketplace

Zone A

Provides maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of commercial vessels, OSVs and rigs

  • Dry docks #1 and #2 are supported by five dedicated portal cranes, with 30 ton, 50 ton and 100 ton capacities
  • Dry dock #2 is the largest in the facility and wide enough to allow for the entry of the largest jack-ups rigs and semisubmersibles
  • The Synchro Lift in this zone is one of the largest in the world and the largest in the MENA region with a total lift capacity of 25,000 tons

Zone B

Dedicated to new builds of Offshore Support Vessels

  • A customized parallel submersible barge, 80m wide and 100m long, will be used in two sink pits
  • The submersible barge has a maximum load out capacity of 20,000 tons

Zone C

The largest zone, carries out new build activities for commercial vessels

  • The largest zone within IMI’s facility with an area of approximately 1.6 million square meters
  • Dry dock #3 is supported by two large goliath cranes – one at 1,650 tons, the other at 500 tons
  • Together these cranes give a combined tandem lift of 2,150 tons, placing them among the strongest in the world

Zone D

Offers new build for Offshore Jackup Rigs and lift boats/barges

  • A highly productive automated yard that will set new benchmarks in rig delivery schedules at globally competitive prices
  • Full engineering design and production capabilities for any jack-up rig and lift boats
  • Flexibility to design and build new innovative rigs, as well as a broad range of existing designs
  • Total area of approximately 481,000 square meters

Our Smart Yard

IMI’s smart yard is designed to achieve cost competitiveness and optimized operational efficiency through automation and workforce readiness for the digital era

A full suite of initiatives aligned with global best practice

  • Design and lifecycle management
  • Production automations
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Fire detection and alerting
  • HSE, security and compliance, monitoring
  • HSE trainings and inductions
  • Intrusion detection and alerting
  • Facility and asset management
  • Unified operations
  • Big data and analytics
  • Operator training and digital workers


  • Plate nesting
  • Spool fabrication
  • Welding and inspection

Big Data and Analytics

  • Process optimization
  • Equipment utilization and performance enhancement
  • Faster decision making

Digital Worker

  • Software process automation
  • Mixed reality
  • Mobility

Predictive Maintenance

  • Condition based monitoring and maintenance
  • Minimizing downtimes

RFID and Biometrics

  • Workforce safety and time tracking
  • Material tracking
  • Asset monitoring

Unified Ops Center

  • Safety and security Compliance monitoring
  • Project execution monitoring
  • Yard operations monitoring

Products and Services

A full-suite of world-class products and services delivered by our multi-disciplined team

A Green Yard

IMI will be one of the most sustainable maritime facilities in the world

Contact Us

Should you have any questions about IMI’s facilities please email and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

International Maritime Industries

International Maritime Industries

EYMA 7025

Ras Al Khair 37255 Saudi Arabia


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