THE FINEST YARDS WITH THE SKILLS AND EXPERTISE NEEDED TO PROVIDE THE PERFECT REFIT IN 2019
Article by ONBOARD Magazine
Located in the heart of Newport, Rhode Island, Newport Shipyard is a full-service marina and refit/repair yard with hauling capabilities for sailboats and power yachts up to 500 MT. Newport Shipyard offers many amenities to their customers including: ship store & chandlery, fitness centre, crew housing, courtesy vehicles, Belle’s Café, and more. In addition to their state-of-the-art equipment and highly trained team, they offer project management services to help customers complete their refit/repair projects as timely and efficiently as possible.
For more details Tel: +1 401 846 6000
or visit www.newportshipyard.com
- Yard size 40,000 sqm
- Max length 90m +
- Max lift 500 mt
- Travel lift 500 mt, 200mt, 100mt
- Dry dock 12,000 sqm
- Other amenities Dockside café, fitness centre, chandlery, ships store, courtesy vehicles, crew housing
MB92 LA CIOTAT
B92 La Ciotat is ideally situated on the beautiful coastline of the Cote d’Azur, a traditional hotspot for superyacht owners and charters, and is able to cater to the needs of some of the largest superyachts in the global fleet. Clients have access to world-class facilities including dry dock space for vessels up to 180m LOA, a 2000t Rexroth hydraulic shiplift, travel lifts, a 50m paint shed, over 2km of berthing space, as well as fully equipped office space and crew facilities including a gym and crew lounge. During their stay in the shipyard, clients will enjoy over 20 years’ experience at delivering first class superyacht refit, maintenance and repair service from a range of experts in their fields. Supported by their international network of service providers and suppliers, each and every project will continue to benefit from unrivalled assistance long after the vessel has left the shipyard. Ensuring all captains and crew get the most from their stay is their concierge team who will be on hand to care to every need.
For more details Tel: +33 (0)4 42 83 81 28
or visit www.mb92.com
- Yard size 14,000m2 hard standing area for up to 14 yachts with 4 spaces equipped with keel pits; 2 drydocks (200m and 60m)
- Max length Unlimited LOA capabilities
- Mega yacht berths 4 megayachts berths on the hard for vessels up to 85m. 200m dry dock. 250m of quayside space for in water works
- Other amenities 25-600t Cranes. 300t travel lift. 50m paint cabin. Helipad. Electricity up to 1200 amps per berth; fresh water; cooling water; rubbish collection; grey and black water processing
Navantia shipyard in Cartagena, strategically located on the Mediterranean coast, is specialised in repair and refit of large yachts. Among the works carried out in the facilities, are extensions of ships, interior renovations, exterior painting, rigging service, technical services and machine room reforms. This centre has its own team of highly qualified people to meet the needs of yachts in steel, aluminum, mechanisation, electricity and carpentry. In addition, it maintains collaboration agreements with prestigious auxiliary companies with a long tradition and experience in the local area. It also has an engine factory, offering different services for Caterpillar, MAN or MTU engines, the supply of spare parts, block casting, machining and engine testing.
For more details Tel: +34 91 335 85 55
or visit www.navantia.es
- Drydock 214 x 20.5 x 7.5m 35,000DWT
- Syncrolift 150 x 20.5 x 7.5m, net lifting 5000 tons
- Cranes up to 30 tons
- Quays 1300m, max draft 7.5m
HAMBLE YACHT SERVICES
amble Yacht Services is one of the most renowned boat yards in the world, and this is largely due to the reputation and facilities offered by their Boat Refit and Repair workshop. No job is too big or too small whether you need emergency boat repair work or an extensive yacht refit. Over the years Hamble have managed yacht refit projects for some of the most prestigious yachts and motorboats, as well as high profile race boats and round the world charter fleets. From the initial survey and quote through to project management and quality control they can look after every aspect of your yacht restoration or refit from start to finish. An expert and experienced refit and repair team can undertake emergency boat repair work in all materials. From collisions and groundings to general wear and tear, they can get your yacht or motorboat back on the water quickly and efficiently. Hamble also have extensive experience working with classic wooden yacht restorations and timber yacht repairs including everything from topside planking replacement and re-painting to installing modern fittings.
For more details Tel: +44 (0)2380 454111
or visit www.hambleyachtservices.co.uk
- Max length up to 100ft
- Max lift 80 tonnes
- Travel lift 80 tonnes
- Dry dock n/a
- Other amenities: Riggers, full service yard, storage, & café
- Yard size 400.000 sqm
- Max length 195m
- Max lift 13.000 tons
- Floating crane upto 30m
- Dry dock 2 floating docks
Chalkis Shipyards S.A. is one of the leading shipyards in the Mediterranean that can accomplish almost all the ship repair work spectrum having as background the completion of a significant number of projects. Established in early 70s, having the experienced, perfectly qualified personnel, certified EN ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 and with Port facilities that are under the implementation of ISPS code safety procedures, Chalkis Shipyards also complies with all requirements for the protection of the environment through compliance with mandatory legislation and also with the improvement of its environmental performance. Maintaining and improving with diligence the quality of services, Chalkis Shipyards is targeting to the full satisfaction of its clients in all fields of co¬operation (quality of work, delivery time and cost of work). Chalkis Shipyards is willing to ensure a strong international presence in ship repair business through the effective management of a wide range of services and activities and also establish itself in the field of newbuilding of specialised vessels.
For more details Tel: +30 22210 33300
or visit www.chalkis-shipyards.gr
Set in the heart of the beautiful Mediterranean city of Barcelona, the shipyard covers 124,00m2 and offers a comprehensive refit, repair and maintenance service to superyachts up to 220m LOA. The facilities include a 200m dry dock, a synchrolift with space to accommodate up to 7 yachts at any one time, and work is nearing completion on a new 4800t shiplift capable of hosting vessels of up to 115m LOA. Their team of dedicated specialists take care of all client needs and requests from pre-project through to delivery and beyond. Working alongside them on-site are over 1000 world class subcontractors during high season with an international network of partnering suppliers and service providers able to provide support wherever needed. As one of the most desired locations for captains and crew, MB92 work hard to ensure that every stay with them in Barcelona is enjoyable. Not only does the city offer so much to see and do, but it also provides fantastic international connections via the nearby airport to ensure that anything required for the project can be sourced and delivered as efficiently and speedily as possible.
For more details Tel: +34 93 224 02 24
or visit www.mb92.com
- Yard size 124,500m2 working area
- Max length 200m LOA
- Mega yacht berths 16 berthing spaces for yachts up to 200m
- Other amenities Shore power supply; DSL & Fibre; fresh water and cooling water; Connection to waste water discharge; Connection to the fire system; air conditioning system; mobile crane, fork lifts and elevator platforms; waste removal, cleaning and recycling services
Toulon Bay is well known for exceptional sailing conditions, deep water berths and access for even the world’s largest ships (up to 340m LOA). In 2018 three of the most prestigious yachts in the world stopped for technical, supply or bunkering calls. They were attracted by ISPS conformity, round the clock security, and the local network of shipyards and expert service companies. No less than five refit yards are based in Toulon. They offer an array of technical know how, variable lifting
capacities, and complimentary services to provide visiting yachts with a wide variety of facilities and services. Toulon Bay’s port authority accompanies these shipyards’ implementation and development by land reclamation and offering berthing space when the yards are full. In 2017, the area was completely renovated and welcomed Monaco Marine’s seventh facility. In 2018 the development of a new port area was started in the South of the bay with an extra 1.4 km of secure quayside with video surveillance for visiting superyachts. Toulon’s new facilities are close to international transport hubs and the major yachting destinations, such as Saint-Tropez, Antibes, Cannes and Monaco. Facilities include: Endel, Foselev,IMS 300 and IMS 700, Monaco Marine.
For more details Tel: + 33 (0)6 46 69 77 27
or visit www.ports-tpm.fr
PrivatSea Marine Services is one of the largest shipyards in the Eastern Mediterranean comprising 1,500 m of docks and piers, 15,000 sq.m of buildings and structures on 88,000 sqm of land. PrivatSea Marine Services is committed to provide quality of services at competitive prices with the assurance and quality of a large shipyard. The company is licensed by the Greek Authorities for building of vessels, conversions, repairs and maintenance and is listed in the Greek Special Registry (top category). Operates under ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001 as observed by Bureau Veritas. Operates in accordance with ISPS code as observed by the Greek Port Authorities. Operates as a tax free zone, licensed by the Greek Authorities. PrivatSea Marine Services is one of the largest shipyards in the Eastern Mediterranean comprising 1,500 m of docks and piers, 15,000 sqm of buildings and structures on 88,000 sqm of land. Competitive pricing for alongside berthing and all year mooring of large vessels up to 200m makes the facility one of the most attractive yards for repairs and maintenance in the region.
For more details Tel: +30 210 55 45 100
or visit www.privatsea.com
- Max yacht length 200 m
- Docks and piers 1500 m Depths 6 m /li>
- Buildings & structures 15000 sqm /li>
- Yard size m2 88000 sq.m land /li>
- Covered shed size m2 500 m2/li>
KRM YACHT REFIT & REPAIR
RM Yacht is the first and only company specialising solely in superyacht refit services with professional in-house teams, consisting of engineers, architects, craftsmen and meticulously picked up agreed subcontractors, in Turkey. KRM’s in house services for high quality finishing for painting, interior, metal works, carpentry and metal works with fully equipped work shops at our refit facilities in Istanbul and Antalya, also have a technical service point at Göcek where the best cruising area in Turkey. All the refit projects are managed by projects managers who have years of experience in superyacht refit.
For more details Tel: +90 212 26 26 726
or visit www.krmyacht.com
- Travel lift 75t and 300t
- Boat mover 30t
- Yard size 20,000 sqm, 200m & 400m repairing quay upto 90m
2 x 50m sheds, climatization
Lloyd Werft is located on a site covering more than 260,000 square metres in Bremerhaven’s Überseehafen on the German North Sea coast, well known for its variety of first class yacht shipyards. For more than 160 years the name of Lloyd Werft has been associated with building and converting unique ships and with a shipbuilding tradition spanning many generations of the same families. Three large dry and floating docks as well as high-performance workshops and logistics sectors are available for building and converting ships of more than 300 metres in length and a draught of up to 11 metres. Work is carried out by a highly motivated team of full-time, professional staff and carefully selected, first-class partner companies from many different specialised fields. Together, they create ships to the highest possible standard, combining advanced technology with proven reliability – like the 140 metre yacht currently under construction. The international success of Lloyd Werft is founded on the newbuilding and conversion of mega yachts, cruise ships and special purpose vessels.
For more details Tel: +49 471478-0
or visit www.lloydwerft.com
- Yard size 260,000 sqm
- Max length 300m +
- Max draft 11m
- Certifications Quality, Safety and Ecological Assurance Standards (DIN ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 18001)
NCA Refit offers exceptional infrastructure and services to all superyachts crossing the Mediterranean. Thanks to constant and significant evolution, NCA Refit is considered one of the most important high-level and prestigious shipyards. The yard counts 100,000 square metres operative space, 1,320sqm subcontractors’ production workshop, 11 warehouses, 200 metres private dry dock (the biggest in the Mediterranean and the only able to allocate even 200-metre yachts), 2,000 metres docks, a floating dock for yachts up to 90 metres with a maximum capacity of 2,200 tons, private heliport and inhouse upholstery and steel workshop. Since 1942 NCA Refit has represented excellence in refit and repair operations for both motor and sailing yachts. An exclusive concierge service is also reserved for crew members.
For more details visit www.ncarefit.com
- Yard size sqm 100.000
- Max length 200m
- Max lift 1500tons + Travel lift
- Dry dock 200m
- Other amenities floating dock,24/7 security & bunkering
MELITA MARINE GROUP
Melita Marine Group has been established in Malta since 198 and provides highest quality marine services and facilities in Malta, Greece and Spain. The group’s services include refit and repairs shipyards in Malta and in Tarragona – Spain. All yards are equipped with Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Steel, Wood Carpentry, Upholstery workshops. Direct employment of over 180 people including Yacht Painting team plus specialist approved sub-contractors local and other countries. Melita Marine are also the sole agents for MTU Engines in Malta, Greece and Libya.
For more details visit www.melitamarinegroup.net
Awards & Facilities
MTU Distributor of the year 2012 and 2017
UK Yachting Industry Service Award 2002
Ferretti Group Service Award 2008
Malta capacity to lift yachts out of the water
up to 5,000 tons and 110
Capable of carrying out in-water work
Directly employing over 130 people, plus yacht painting team
Certifications ISPS, ERA, ISO 14001 and 18001