Corn Island Shipyard Offers New Construction, Major Repairs, Services

Corn Island Shipyard, Lamar, Ind., has announced that their marine ways were recently completed and they now offer new construction as well as major repairs. The yard is not limited to just building new barges, but new marine equipment, such as drydocks, dredge hulls and other specialty equipment.

Corn Island Shipyard, located on a 75-acre site a few miles upstream of Grandview, Ind., on 734 Mile Marker (Ohio River), has 57,000 square feet under roof.

The yard, which will be utilizing computerized design assistance and other innovative techniques, has already landed contracts to build three crane barges for two undisclosed interests. One of the barges will measure 100 by 50 feet, while the others will be 110 by 50 feet and measure 7 feet deep. Construction has already begun, with delivery scheduled before the end of the year.

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