Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited, a world leader in dry-docking and afloat repairs, refits, refurbishments and revitalizations.

Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited accommodates vessels from the Cruise, Commercial and Off Shore segments of the Maritime Industry.

The Yard has three dry docks, capable of docking vessels up to 82,500 tonnes, a pier and a deep water wharf, over 300 m in length and is strategically located in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, approximately 93 nm east of Miami, Florida along all the major shipping routes.

The yard boasts over 57,000 f2 of workshop space to accommodate on-site projects.

Lloyd’s Register (LRQA) Certifications:  OHSAS 18001 / ISO 14001 / ISO 9001      GTT APPROVED    I.S.P.S.

copies of certificates available upon request


  • 3 Floating Drydocks
  • 1 Wharf with Lay-Down Area
  • 1 Fully Serviced Pier
  • Gray and Black Water Treatment Plant
  • Interior and Exterior Storage
  • Life Boat Repair Area
  • Superintendent and Contractor Furnished Offices
  • Steel and Aluminum Fabrication Workshop – fully equipped 35,000 f2
  • Pipe Fabrication Workshop
  • Mechanical Workshop for machining and equipment overhauls -fully equipped 22,000 f2
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Electrical Workshop with rewind capabilities with baking ovens
  • LNG Clean Room/Cryogenic Workshop for pump and valve overhaul
  • Clean Room for thruster overhaul
  • Fully serviced, dedicated area for Life Boat and Tender Repairs

Port Engineers Guide to GBSL with Procedures (PDF)

Provision of a safe working environment for attending ship staff, crews, engineers, visitors and yard employees is of paramount importance to the GBSL Executive Team. The following procedures are the current protocols for safety and environmental controls in place at the yard. Please click HERE for the .pdf of our Port Engineers/Superintendent Guide.

Updated March 8, 2017


Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited is located within the Bahamian Archipelago in The Atlantic Ocean, 93 nm from Miami, Florida.

The Yard resides within the Freeport Free Zone on Grand Bahama Island, and is strategically located on major shipping routes from Europe to the Americas, into the Gulf of Mexico and throughout The Caribbean. The expansion of the Panama Canal now affords opportunity to and from the Pacific to Asia.

Customer Acknowledgments

“Good job on the planning team. Looking forward to the next dry-dock.”

“The efficiency and quality of work were outstanding. The shipyard team should be proud of the focus on quality, safety and environmental awareness. Keep up the good work!”

“Thanks for the time & effort exerted to our vessel. See you again.”

“We receive good & efficient service in all areas.”

“Will certainly recommend this shipyard to colleagues.” “From the offset the customer focus, quality of service and management style were impressive and attend to the requirements of the ship. Hence the performance expectations were met and even exceeded.”

“Very fast and good work.”

“Very good cooperation.”

“Very satisfied with shipyard staff and workers.”

“All repairs were completed in a timely manner and in line with the schedule. The repairs were completed to a high standard. Excellent communication with the project manager. Overall very impressed with the repairs, I would have no problem recommending Grand Bahama Shipyard to our principles in the future. Thanks!”