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Shipyards: Europe




ASTANDER provides first class facilities for any kind of ship repairs and conversions. The experience and skill gained during the more than 100 years presence of ASTANDER in international ship building, conversion and repair markets, together with the modernization and updating programmes continuously being developed in the yard, have put ASTANDER among the leading yards in the world, specialized in Conversions. All kinds of repairs on all types of ships are carried out at ASTANDER shipyard.

However, it is the high specialization reached in upgradings and conversions what has made ASTANDER a necessary reference point when time comes for sophisticate conversion jobs.

QUALITY and SAFETY standards in ASTANDER, together with a strong commitment to our clients in the way of flexibility, transparency, tailor make for the needs of every customer, prices and completion times give ASTANDER its main strength: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION!

Spain, Canary Islands


ASTICAN is a privately owned shiprepair yard with a staff of about 200 plus subcontractors, and whose main activity is the repair, maintenance and conversion of all kinds of vessel. The yard which was founded in 1973, became fully operative in 1976.

ASTICAN's modern installations, particularly its lifting platform drydocking system and skilled workforce, respond to the quality and service that shipowners demand according to the strictest international standards.

ASTICAN is located in the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), off the north-west coast of Africa and at the crossroads of the Atlantic linking Europe, Africa and the Americas.The special geographical situation of the Canary Islands, with their average temperature of 21.3º C all year round and a very low rainfall level, makes the performance of jobs easy and with no competion in what to weather conditions is concerned.


Carell Shipping and Ship Repairs

CARELL as a wholly privately owned company, is competent to offer high end quality services with direct communication to the management team due to its flat corporate structure and low prices benefiting from the current Greek economic conditions. Our qualified and highly skilled human capital is capable to find efficient solutions for our clients.

CARELL is following with great care the macroeconomic factors of the shipping industry, thus it has made substantial changes to provide its clients with reduced prices without affecting its long lasting Quality and Performance that has been investing into for more than 60 years.

CARELL Competitive Advantages:

• Close cooperation with thirteen (13) docks, four (4) of them state owne
• Flexibility and Strong Negotiation Power with local authorities
• Strategic Location concerning the Mediterranean shipping trade
• Continuous investment in our highly skilled human capital
• Modern repair station of 2,500 sqm in Piraeus
• Direct communication with management team
• One Management Team, One Price List for all Greek Shipyards
• Economies of scale achievement with Fleet Repair Agreement



MTG-DOLPHIN PLC is established in January 1991 as the first private shipyard in Bulgaria. Today, it is still family controlled business.

“We count on motivated team of 700 professionals with considerable experience in the industry, working for satisfaction of our customers from all over the world. We focus on the individual approach for each client, flexibility and experience, technical and commercial reliability."

The Shipyard is home of our vision and ideas, our ambition to perform better and keep our promises.



Turkish Shipyard Representative

Although we most often work with our principals on an exclusive basis we believe that in the Turkey area we can bring our service to a higher level by cooperating with “Atlantis Marine Service Ltd.”. “Atlantis Marine Service Ltd.” is based in the Tuzla area and is a very well known player due to the fact that it is owned by Mr. Caner Ararat (Managing Director) and Mr. Cüneyt Niran (Technical Director). Caner Ararat studied to become a naval architect before he became director of GEMAK Shipyard (who also owns the new building yard TGE) for 18 years. Cüneyt Niran is a naval architect too, but also was Chief Engineer for many years before he founded his own repair company which is now renamed to Atlantis Marine Service Ltd.

Due to their background, but even more importantly, due to their experience, Atlantis Marine Service Ltd. speaks and understands the language of repair / conversion and new building. The relationships that Mr. Ararat has with almost every yard in the Tuzla and Yalova area gives us the opportunity to offer the best match between ship-owners and repair yards.

Because Mr. Ararat and Mr. Niran know all the shipyards in the area so well they were able to select the best yards for us, all specialised in their own field. Atlantis Marine Service Ltd. can find (based on size, scope, price, time and quality) the best partner. Next to this matchmaking we can also offer direct repairs, fully supported by “Atlantis Marine Service Ltd.”

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