ASMAR Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Company
ASMAR Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Company

ASMAR Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Company is an autonomous State-owned company, whose main activity is to efficiently satisfy the needs for repairs, maintenance and building of ships for domestic and international shipowners.

Located in the Southern Cone of Latin America (Chile) and in the highly protected Bayof Concepcionon the Eastern Pacific Oceancoastline, ASMAR Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Company has been a regional leader in shiprepairing field for more than 100 years. This has been achieved by a combination of excellent facilities and the remarkable adaptability, vigor, skill, innovative solutions and efficiency demonstrated by its skilled and competent employees, who have reached world-class levels of competitiveness.

The company is organized in three industrial plants / shipyards, namely:

1. ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard

Located in theBayofConcepcion, Talcahuano Shipyard is the main shipyard of ASMAR. Possessing complete facilities and highly skilled staff, the shipyard can provide qualitative services for D/D & Repairs of vessels up to 96,000 DWT and newbuilding of vessels up to 50,000 DWT.

2. ASMAR Valparaiso Shipyard

Valparaiso Shipyard is the oldest facility of ASMAR, located in the Port of Valparaiso only 60 minutes away from San AntonioPort, and is specialized in the afloat repairs & maintenance of vessels.

Services offered by ASMAR Valparaiso Shipyard:

  • Steel plates and steel profiles
  • Boilers and Heat Exchangers
  • Piping
  • Carpentry
  • Diesel Engines, Turbochargers and miscellaneous
  • Gas turbines
  • Electrical Machinery and miscellaneous
  • Electronics
  • Special welding
  • Engineering
  • Machine-Tools
  • Recovery of parts and pieces
  • Main engines, gas turbines and auxiliary machinery
  • Dimensional inspection, non-destructive testing (NDT)

3. ASMAR Magellanes Shipyard

ASMAR Magallanes shipyard is the southernmost shipyard in the world, located at Punta Arenas, and can undertake any kind of afloat repairs & maintenance of vessels.

Services offered by ASMAR Magallanes:

  • Emergency Repairs
  • Structures
  • Naval Engineering
  • Machine – Tools
  • Quality Control
  • Melting
  • Mechanics
  • Piping
  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics
  • Electricity
  • Electronics
  • Dry-Docking
  • Manoeuvres and Diving
  • Careening and Carpentry
Type Length [m] Breadth [m] DWT Capacity [Tons] Lifting Capacity [Tons] Gantry cranes (maximum capacity CL) Notes
Graving Drydock Nº 1 "Almirante Bannen" 175.0 21.32 18.000 (max) -

1 x 10 tons

1 x 5 tons
Graving dock No. 2 245.0 33.40 96.000 (max) -

1 x 15.5 tons

1 x 13 tons
Roofed Floating Dock "Talcahuano" 126.15 14.0 - 4,000 (max) - -
Floating Docks "Mery" and "Mutilla" 120.0 18.59 - 3,000 (max) - -
Floating Dock "Gutiérrez" 69.6 18.0 - 1,200 (max) - -
Roofed Floating Dock "Young" 70.0 11.13 - 1,300 (max) - -
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