World Marine of Alabama, LLC is our major commercial ship repair facility with more than 4,400 feet of water  frontage along the Mobile River and a channel maintained to a 44 foot  depth. The facility has two floating dry  docks; a Panamax and a 4,200 ton capacity, in addition to moorage for vessels up to 1,000 feet (304.8 m).

  • Access: 26 nautical miles to open sea
  • Total Area: 53 acres (21 ha)
  • Water Frontage: 4,400 ft. (1,341 m)
  • Water Depth: Channel maintained to 44 ft. (13.4 m)
  • Vertical Height Restrictions: None
  • Fabrication Area:
    • Covered 100,000 sq. ft. (9,290 m2)
    • Outside 300,000 sq. ft. (27,871 m2)
  • Warehouse Area: Covered 50,000 sq. ft. (4,645 m2)

The facility maintains an ISO 9001:2008 accredited Quality Management System and has an exemplary safety  performance record. World Marine’s Alabama Operation offers a range of services:

Vessel repair, overhaul, conversions and upgrades

  • Installation of accommodation modules
  • Installation and testing of cranes
  • Installations of helo decks
  • Repowering (machinery upgrades)
  • Control system enhancements
  • Bollard Pull Tests – up to 150 T
  • CPP refurbishment plus upgrade
  • Azimuth thruster inspections, servicing, overhauls and installations