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World Class Welding Automation for Shipyards

Pemamek Ltd. is a world-leading company specialising in the supply of heavy welding production and automation solutions for efficient shipyard production all over the world.


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Pemamek Ltd. is a world-leading company specialising in the supply of heavy welding production and automation solutions for efficient shipyard production all over the world.

Know-how and a competitive edge at Pemamek rest not only on long-term experience but in the bold application of new technologies as well. The guiding stars behind our products are client-related competitive ability, quality in production, ergonomics, and safety.

Pemamek operates in international welding automation markets. Our wide range of products is found in over 50 countries and in all continents.

Shipyard automation production equipment

In order to maintain a competitive edge at shipyards, efficient production is required. Pemamek provides complete, modern and productive production lines for flat panels, double hulls, subassembly panels or just sections of them.

The PEMA shipbuilding production automation range is comprised of:

  • Plate and profile prefabrication systems
  • Flat-panel production lines
  • Double-bottom production lines
  • Subassembly production lines (micro, bulkhead)
  • Curved section panel lines
  • Robotised panel lines or production cells for welding or cutting
  • Production logistics and data collection software

Shipyard production, flow and capacity consultation

Through partners and its own organisation, Pemamek offers a wide range of consultation services, including the designing of yard production facilities, as well as flow and capacity studies.

Vision robot welding portal (VRWP)

The welding of panel lines, normally fillet welding, can be robotised by means of PEMA VRWP robot welding gantries. The VRWP gantries consist of a robust robot welding gantry with three external robot axes, six-axis welding robot, welding equipment and vision system-based robot programming.

Vision Programming is a unique online programming method which features:

  • Short programming time
  • Easy system support
  • High-utility ratio, thanks to working with real workpiece
  • No typical off-line programming problems
  • Cost savings
  • Superior welding quality

These user-friendly robot gantries can raise the productivity of a panel production line significantly, thanks to a very high arc time ratio (over 80%) and utility ratio (100%).

Also, other programming methods can be applied to robot welding. Macro or offline programming systems are available in various robot applications for shipyard production.

PEMA vertical welding station (VWS)

The PEMA VWS features a height-adjustable welding platform with four vertical welding arms.

Normally this platform is supported by a mobile gantry. The VWS is ideal in welding of vertical seams of double bottom cross-sections, high bulkheads or various frame sections.

Main features:

  • PLC-controlled automatic welding simultaneously with four welding heads
  • Online adjustment of welding parameters (V, A, speed), oscillation and jump-over of horizontal stiffeners
  • Motorised rotation of welding heads ±45°
  • Replaces 8-14 manual welders (or two robots)

Latest welding production and automation achievements

Stay updated of our latest achievements in the shipbuilding industry, but also other welding production and automation solutions by following our website, social media and press releases published on the Ship Technology website.

White Papers

  • Welding and Production Automation Solutions for Shipbuilding

    PEMA designs and manufactures products on and welding automation solutions, from a single piece production used in repair yards to high-level mass production of newly built shipyards, providing an ideal solution for each yard’s specific needs.

Press Releases


  • Explorer of the Seas

    The Explorer of the Seas is a luxury cruise liner built by Kvaerner at the Turku New Shipyard in Finland.

  • Carnival Miracle -

    The Carnival Miracle Panamax-size cruise ship (newbuilding 503) was built at Kvaerner Masa-Yards' Helsinki shipyard for

  • Mariner of the Seas

    The Mariner of the Seas is 311.1m (1,020ft) long with a breadth of 38.6m (126ft) at waterline level (49.1m / 161ft at th

  • Navigator of the Seas -

    The Navigator of the Seas was built at Kvaerner Masa yards in Finland for Royal Caribbean Cruises. The ship is 311.1m (1

  • Carnival Legend -

    The Carnival Legend Panamax-Max cruise ship was built at Kvaerner Masa-Yards' Helsinki shipyard for the Carnival Corpora

  • Costa Mediterranea -

    The Panamax size cruise ship Costa Mediterranea was built at the Kvaerner Masa-Yards' Helsinki shipyard for Costa Crocie

  • Carnival Pride -

    The Carnival Pride is a Panamax-Max size cruise ship. It carries up to 2,680 passengers in 1,062 staterooms. The pas

  • Carnival Spirit -

    The Carnival Spirit is a Panamax-Max size cruise ship. It carries up to 2,680 passengers in 1,062 staterooms. The crew c

  • Costa Atlantica -

    The Costa Atlantica has an overall length of 292.5m and a 38.8m maximum breadth. The 85,700gt cruise ship - the largest

Pemamek Ltd
Lamminkatu 47
FI-32200 Loimaa

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пр. Непокоренных, д. 49, лит. А
195220, г. Санкт-Петербург

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Pemamek Brazil
Av. Marcos Penteado U R, 3800, 33C
CEP 06543-001, Santana de Parnaíba