Yard Services

Dry Docking and Afloat Repairs

GBSL has three floating dry docks, a pier and wharf all certified and maintained to ABS classification regulations. On average GBSL services a total of 100 cruise and commercial vessels per year, 92% occupancy annually.

Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

On-staff certified and experienced naval architects and engineers proficient in AutoCad, Rhino, Ship Constructor, and Inventor to assist preparation of workshop and fabrication drawings.

Fabrication and Repair / Steel, Pipe and Aluminum

Known as one of the top steel-yards in the Region, GBSL is equipped for major steel replacement and pre-fabrication for major projects.

Mechanical Engineering

Most experienced azipod repair team in the world. Thruster repairs can be conducted in dry-dock or underwater. Overhauls of engines, pumps and valves can also performed on-site.

Pipe Works: Cuni, Stainless Steel, Carbon and +GF+

Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited provides LRQA Certified pipe welders and other qualified personnel for the installation and maintenance of cuni, stainless steel, carbon and +GF+ pipes for all vessel systems.

Hull Treatment

GBSL utilizes NACE Approved Specialists for HP and UHP blasting and coating. The yard applies ship owner/operator supplied silicone or class certified AF coatings. Specialty paint jobs and ship markings can be performed.

Electric Motor Overhaul

Overhaul process includes, but is not limited to: motor removal from the vessel, transportation to the workshop, stripping of the motor in the workshop, solvent cleaning of rotor and stator, coating with insulation varnish and oven baking.

Cabin and Public Space Installations

Supporting cabin and public space retrofits. Capability includes the construction and installation of a living space modules as well as full amusement parks on an open deck. GBSL can facilitate the addition of structures to a vessel with an owner-supplied, multi-national crews.

Riding Squads

Grand Bahama Shipyard, Limited can provide fully equipped teams of personnel capable of, but not limited to, tank cleaning, steel work, pipe work, insulation and paint/blasting on a vessel afloat or at sea.

Life Boat and Tenders Repair and Refurbishment

Fully dedicated, covered and air controlled service area with fresh water, compressed air and electricity to facilitate the overhaul of life boats and tenders.

Insulation (Thermal and Acoustic) Replacement and Installations

On request Grand Bahama Shipyard, Limited can provide third-party company to install or replace insulation.

HVAC Fabrication and Replacement

HVAC installation maintenance and replacement capability. Includes duct work, engine repair and other equipment services.

Black and Grey Water Reception/Disposal

Each of our three (3) dry-docks, pier and wharf  have reception pipe work to take fluids to our on-site treatment plant.

Asbestos Removal and Disposal

For asbestos removal and disposal from ships and structures, Grand Bahama Shipyard, Limited employs a local service provider who adheres to international protocol. Specifics are reviewed and accommodated on a case by case basis.

Tank Cleaning

Our teams can clean the following tanks, but not limited to Ballast, Fuel, Fresh Water, Slops and Void spaces for classification society inspections as well as repurposing cleaning for new use of tank.

Logistics, Materials Handling and Brokerage

In addition to our local agents, GBSL has it’s own brokering department headed by our Brokerage Manager, Sam Miller. Our Customs Clearing/Brokerage Department can be used when delivering equipment and materials directly to our yard.

Sam Miller Jr., Brokerage Manager
+1 242 350 4000 ext. 4036

UTM of Hull and Tank Structures

GBSL is class approved by ABS, BV, DNV-GL and LR using their respective software, to perform UTM Hull Structure Gauging with calibrated equipment by ASNT Level II certified inspectors.