Commercial - Mobile Ship Repair For Your Convenience

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Diesel Engine, Electrical, Engine Cooling/Heat Transfer, Engine Parts, Exhaust Systems, Fueling Systems, Generators, Hydraulics, Inboard Engine, Metal Fabrication, Mobile Service, Paint, Propulsion Systems, Sandblasting/Sodablasting, Shipyard, Welding


Proudly serving the U.S. East Coast from Norfolk, VA to Jacksonville, FL Keep your vessel operating profitably with our ship repair service in North Charleston, South Carolina. At Charleston Ship Repair we offer mobile and emergency topside and voyage repairs for ocean-going vessels from engineers who have sailed the ships they’re working on, and understand how they work. We know ship owners can’t afford to delay their sailings, even for repairs, so we’re available 24/7 with mobile and floating equipment to service vessels at any cargo pier. If necessary, riding crews will be put aboard to continue repairs underway. We serve a wide range of vessels, including cruise ships, tankers, super-tankers, cargo ships, and barges. Offshore or inland, our experienced team will perform any job quickly and professionally. Our owner is a 24 year veteran of the U.S. Navy where he operated and maintained Navy Destroyer engineering plants. After leaving the Navy in 1988, he went to work for a ship repair company in Charleston, SC. He started Charleston Ship Repair in 1991 and has maintained an exceptional reputation in the business. For more than two decades, Charleston Ship Repair has provided quality marine work, done quickly at the right price. CERTIFIED WELDERS All of our welders are certified, laboratory tested, and have excelled in MIG, TIG, and stick welding, so you know that you are getting the best possible weld. Both our technicians and our equipment are fully mobile, allowing us to service your needs anywhere, anytime. In addition to steel repairs for collision damage and steel renewal, we offer steel fabrication services, including: - New Installation & Pressure Vessels - On Board Mechanical Repairs & Overhauls - Diesel Engine Component Reconditioning - Electrical Generator & Motor Rewinding - Electrical Fault Finding - Turnkey Projects & Upgrade Projects MACHINE SHOP Charleston Ship Repair has an on-site, full-service machine shop capable of boring, drilling, broaching, turning, milling, threading (US and Metric), and designing any of your custom machine needs. We have on-site experts who can machine aluminum, bronze, brass, delrin, stainless steel, and titanium to name a few of the more popular alloys. HYDRAULIC SERVICES For your convenience, we offer operational hydraulics testing to ensure cylinders and equipment operates at a peak level. In-house and mobile hydraulics repairs and onboard hydraulic ship repairs are also available to keep your equipment operating correctly. We also offer the following services: - Repair and maintenance of hydraulic power packs plus associated hydraulic devices for different installations such as winches, cranes, capstans, cargo pumps, lifts, valves and stabilizers - Overhauling of cylinders - Flushing of installations - Building and commissioning of hydraulic power packs - Installation of hydraulic equipment - General fault resolution - Fabrication and installation of hydraulic lines STRUCTURAL STEEL & ALUMINUM Specializing in marine fabrication and repair, our fabricators have extensive experience in most marine alloys. In addition to aluminum and stainless steel, we have worked in copper-nickel, duplex stainless, high nickel & bronze alloys. Whether your job involves tubing, piping or flat work; on board or in the shop, Charleston Ship has the tools and the experience to handle it. Our 10,000 square foot fabrication facility has all of the latest and greatest equipment to insure extremely fast and accurate design and fabrication that our customers have come to expect. PIPING Charleston Ship Repair’s marine pipefitters are experts in the installation of new piping systems and the modification, repair and testing of all types of shipboard piping. This includes high and low pressure systems, welded, threaded and brazed in steel, aluminum, copper, copper nickel and stainless steel. ELECTRIC MOTOR REPAIR/REWIND SERVICES - Complete Motor Reconditioning - Machine Repair - In House Balancing Capabilities - Rewind for Class F or H Insulation - AC & DC Generator Repair - Replacement Motors & Part - Direct Current Motor Repair - AC Motor Rewinding Through 4160V - Temperature Control Ovens - Rewind of all Magnetic Coils & Brakes GRABS REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE Relocation of owners Grabs to include the dismantling, loading and transporting to our facility in Charleston, SC. Typical Grab maintenance and repairs include: - Structural repairs - Mechanical repairs - Replacing wire rope - Hydraulic repairs - Blasting and painting - Electro-hydraulic - Cutting edges renewed


5800 Dorchester Road, North Charleston, SC 29418