Gibdock Completes Major LNG Conversion on Baleària Ferry Napoles

Gibraltar's Gibdock shipyard has completed a major conversion project on the Baleària ferry Napoles, converting the vessel LNG fuel. The three-month conversion project was one of the largest projects ever undertaken by the shipyard, located on the Mediterranean side of the Strait of Gibraltar. The 186m long Napoles, which has capacity for 1,600 passengers and 1,430 lane … [Read more...]

Gibdock secures new ISO certification first

Gibdock has underlined its commitment to Occupational Health & Safety by becoming the first shipyard in the Mediterranean region, and one of the first companies worldwide, to achieve ISO 45001:2018 certification. An audit by LRQA completed on the 6th of July confirmed that the Gibraltar shipyard is fully compliant with the requirements of the new ISO standard, which was … [Read more...]

SPOTD: Technip’s Well Servicer DSV Drydocked at Gibdock

Gibdock has underlined its growing reputation in the offshore vessel sector by securing its first dry docking contract from Technip, a world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry. Wellservicer, a multi-role diving support vessel with subsea lift capability, has undergone an intensive and relatively complex class renewal docking at … [Read more...]

Gibdock Completes Semi-sub Project

Gibdock has completed its work on the semi-submersible accommodation platform, Etesco Millennium - the first offshore platform project to be undertaken by the yard in almost 15 years. The semi-sub’s eight-month stay at the yard represented an important milestone for the Gibraltar shiprepair facility, as it continues its campaign to broaden the range of its growing … [Read more...]

Edda Fides, a Monohulled, DP3 “Floatel” Docks in Gibraltar

The Norwegian-owned offshore accommodation vessel, Edda Fides, one of the most advanced and sophisticated vessels of its type in the world, has been dry-docked at Gibdock in Gibraltar for a week-long package of work at the yard. The ‘floatel', owned by Østensjø Rederi, arrived at Gibdock on April 2nd and was docked the following day. The main scope of work involved … [Read more...]