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Commercial Ship Repair

Drydocking any vessel – no matter how unique – requires experience and planning. We have it; we do it; we fix ships!
A leading provider of ship repairs, modernization, conversion, and overhaul for commercial customers.
At BAE Systems, we fix ships. We proudly deliver quality service on budget, on schedule for all classes of ships. We look forward to helping you where you need us.
With locations on the East and Gulf coasts, BAE Systems has two fully-equipped facilities to support the unique needs of commercial ship owners and operators in the following areas:
  • Drydocking
  • Emergent Repair
  • Life Extension
  • Heavy Lift
  • Maintenance
  • Marine Fabrication
  • Modernization
  • Ship Conversion
BAE Systems’ commercial ship repair operations have the proven processes and skilled trade workers to meet all customer requirements, particularly for hull, mechanical and engineering work. Through the years, BAE Systems has performed services on barges, cable-laying ships, containerships, cruise ships, dredge equipment, platform supply vessels, offshore rigs, offshore support vessels, research vessels, tankers, tugs and yachts. BAE Systems is “anchored in safety,” providing customers, crews, subcontractors, and employees a safe and clean working environment.
From the high-intensity work of performing workboat repairs to the exacting touch needed for mega-yacht maintenance, BAE Systems does it all. We fix ships!

East Coast – Jacksonville, Florida

8500 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
Our shipyard in Jacksonville, Florida is conveniently located two miles (3 kilometers) from the Atlantic Ocean, at the intersection of the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.  With a river depth of 41 feet (12.5 meters) and no overhead obstructions, our location provides customers with easy deep-water access from the Caribbean and Atlantic.

Points of Contact:

Kevin E. Wilson
Manager, Business Development
Trey LeBlanc
Manager, Business Development


Floating Dry Dock - 13,500 ton lift
Marine Railway – 4,000 ton lift
Marine Railway – 1,000 ton lift
Pier Space – 1,630 feet (497 meters)
Crane Capacity – up to 150 tons

Gulf Coast – Mobile, Alabama

Main Gate, Dunlap Drive, Mobile, AL 36652
Our shipyard in Mobile, Alabama is adjacent to the 42-feet (12 meters) deep ship channel on Mobile Bay, providing direct access to and from the Gulf of Mexico and major shipping lanes. We also have extensive experience in the repair and conversions of drilling rigs and semi-submersibles serving the offshore oil industry.

Points of Contact:

Tom Godfrey
Manager, Business Development
Trey LeBlanc
Manager, Business Development


Floating Dry Dock – 44,600 ton lift
Floating Dry Dock – 12,000 ton lift
Pier Space – 4,000 feet (1,219 meters)
Crane Capacity – up to 275 tons

Pacific Coast – San Diego, California

2205 East Belt, Foot of Sampson Street, San Diego, California, 92113
San Diego Ship Repair is a full-service, modern shipyard servicing the U.S. government, cruise liners, container vessels, tankers, and large barges. With its two dry docks and five berths, the facility is uniquely positioned to handle ships in and around America’s West Coast, with San Diego Bay providing deep-water access to the facility from the Pacific Ocean. Our expertise is in U.S. non-nuclear ship repair, maintenance, modernization and overhaul.

Points of Contact:

Dennis Deisinger
Commercial Business Development
Terry Buis
Business Development