Tracing its history back to 1918, and located in Sturgeon Bay, WI, Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS) is an industry leader in the construction and repair of large ships. The FBS portfolio includes OPA 90-compliant vessels, dredges and dredging support equipment, and offshore support vessels. On the repair side, FBS is expert at managing critical deadlines in the repair and sustainment of the Great Lakes Winter Fleet.
Parent company, FINCANTIERI, has recently completed a $26 million capital expansion plan for the FBS facility including a new floating drydock, computer-aided manufacturing equipment, and climate-controlled manufacturing facilities.
Each individual in Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding’s skilled workforce has an average of more than 20 years of shipyard construction experience. Our mission is simply this: To build high-quality solutions for our customers’ marine transportation needs. This focus on quality workmanship comes from a management philosophy keenly dedicated to customer satisfaction.
FBS‘s dredging experience dates back almost 100 years, and includes a wide range and variety of vessels. Among its most recent contracts, FBS has completed a state-of-the-art, 17-cubic-yard backhoe dredge; a 24-inch self-contained cutterhead dredge; a 5,000-cubic-meter double-trailing drag arm suction dredge; and a 7,100-cubic-yard split-hull dump scow.
OPA-90 Double-Hull Market
From tankers to tank barges, FBS has proven experience with large commercial vessels. FBS has in-house designs that serve a variety of operational needs, insuring promptness and efficiency from contract to delivery.
Automated Material Handling Experts
FBS is recognized as the industry leader in automated self-unloading equipment. From iron ore pellets to cement products, belt transport to fluid systems, FBS has designed, installed and maintained these systems for over 50 years.
Offshore Support Vessels
FBS completed two Polar Class 7 Platform Supply Vessels for Tidewater Marine.
Fincantieri Marine Group
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding is part of the Fincantieri Marine Group, a subsidiary of FINCANTIERI, Europe’s largest shipbuilder with 20 shipyards on five different continents, employing nearly 20,000 shipbuilding professionals, and with a history dating back 200 years and a track record of producing more than 7,000 ships.