Detyens Shipyards understands the unique challenges with ship refurbishment. Our yard, located on the Cooper River in Charleston, South Carolina, boasts one of the most extensive drydock and crane capabilities of any shipyard on the East Coast of the United States.

Drydock

Length

Max Beam
for Entry

Inside Width
Beyond Gate

Max Draft

1 622 ft
189.5 m
97 ft
29.5 m
134 ft
40.8 m
30 ft
9.1 m
2 596 ft
181.7 m
93 ft
29.2 m
114 ft
34.7 m
33 ft
10.0 m
5 751 ft
229.0 m
110 ft
33.5 m
140 ft
42.7 m
33 ft
10.0 m
HLB-1 400ft
122 m
 80 ft
24.0 m
80 ft
21.3 m
 25 ft
7.6 m

Convenient: Charleston, SC

  • Located in the historical city of Charleston, South Carolina, on the East Coast of United States
  • Year round facility
  • Largest commercial shipyard on US East Coast

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Crane Capacity, Pier Space and Services

  • 8 Portal Gantry Cranes with up to 60 ton capacity at max radius and 4 tower cranes
  • 1 Floating Crane up to 100 ton capacity
  • 8,000 feet of deep water pier space
  • Extensive welding and pipe shops
  • 7 Full Service Piers up to 1000 ft long
  • Continuous shore power of 480 volts, up to 8000 amps per pier and 16000 at pier C
  • Extensive warehouse capacity
  • Electrical rewind shop
  • Extensive machine shop with over 250 machining centers
  • Tank cleaning and slop removal
  • Blasting and coating services
  • Marine chemist
  • ABS and USCG offices on site
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