Ship Blocks


Another aspect of the shipbuilding activities at Ship Machine – Building JSCo is the manufacture of ship blocks / sections – both for newbuilding and for conversion projects.

In 2009-2010 Ship Machine – Building JSCo executed a contract for manufacture of ship blocks under order from Bulyard Shipbuilding Industries JSCo (formed Varna Shipyard, the biggest Bulgarian shipyard). Under that contract Ship Machine – Building JSCo supplied fourteen ship blocks with a total weight of 780 tons (the heaviest block had unit weight of 132.8 tons) for a newbuilding project. In 2012-2013 Ship Machine – Building JSCo executed a contract with MTG Dolphin shipyard, according to which our company participated as the main subcontractor in a project for conversion of a Ro-Ro vessel into a ferry. The scope of work included manufacture and installation of ship sections, stern door and a ramp, installation of railways and other outfitting works.

In 2017 Ship Machine – Building JSCo delivered two hull blocks (blocks 230 and 310) and four superstructure blocks (blocks 400, 410, 420 and 430) for a newbuilding tanker vessel under construction at MTG Dolphin Yard.

Block 230 – dimensions: 12*8*6.5m; weight: 55t

Block 310 – dimensions: 12*8*6.5m; weight: 60t

Block 230, loading onto the floating 100t crane for delivery to the Yard (Oct 2017)

Block 310, before loading and delivery to the Yard (Dec 2017)

Superstructure blocks during outfitting and assembly inside the main workshop Maximum dimensions of the superstructure blocks for this project: 10*15*3m; maximum weight: 30t.

In 2020 under order from Odessos Shiprepair Yard JSCo our company delivered a block for a Funnel modification project