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Shipyard

Where Water Meets Expertise

Our Shipyard division specializes in the design, construction and repair of marine vessels. At our facility in Houma, Louisiana, our experts provide quick repair and maintenance services and fabricate newbuild marine vessels, including OSVs, MPSVs, research vessels, tugboats, salvage vessels, towboats, barges and drydocks, anchor handling vessels and lift boats. To ensure manufacturing efficiency, we support your needs with a dedicated, skilled workforce and large covered facilities, panel-line equipment, drydocks, cranes and transporters.

The Technical Services to Design Success

With Gulf Island you benefit from decades of shipyard experience backed by the technical expertise of today. Our Technical Services Group in Metairie, Louisiana offers comprehensive stem-to-stern design and assistance with concept development for a diverse range of marine vessels. Using the industry’s most advanced engineering software, our team provides functional design, 3D design and lofting, leveraging their skills and know-how to design vessels to your exact specifications.

Our comprehensive services include:
  • In-house 3D Design and Lofting
  • Concept Development
  • Pipe Design
  • Structural Steel Design
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Constructability
  • Naval Vessels
  • OSVs and MPSVs
  • Research Vessels
  • Salvage Vessels
  • Anchor Handling Vessels
  • Liftboats
  • Passenger Vessels
  • Tug and Tow Boats
  • Ferries
  • Barges and Drydocks
  • Lengthening / Capacity Enhancement
  • Repurpose Modification
  • Steel Repair
  • Blasting and Painting
  • Electrical Systems
  • Machinery and Piping

View Our Latest Projects

USNS Navajo

263’ Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship (5 vessel series)

R/V TAANI

199’-6” Regional Class Research Vessel (3 vessel series)

Youngs Tide

300’ Platform Supply Vessel, 6700 HP (2 vessel series)