Shipyard in Focus: Spanopoulos Group - Yacht Repairing and Shipbuilding

By Greg Trauthwein

Spanopoulos group provides a variety of services, from commercial shipbuilding & yacht repair, marine & civil constructions, towage & salvage, environmental protection services, as well as underwater services.
Spanopoulos Shipyard in Perama of Piraeus, occupies an area of 16,500 sq. m. capable of accommodating more than 30 yachts from 25m up to 65m. It consists of 2500 sq. m. housing offices, workshops, storage areas, cafe, gym, roof garden as well as apartments for crew and visitors. The new shipyard operates with a modern travel lift of 820 tons built in 2016 and a 300-ton Mobile Boat Trolley for the transportation of vessels inside the shipyard.
The width of the Perama yard’s water dock is 14m allowing instant, easy and secure access. Fast and safe lifting and launching are also ensured by the company’s experienced staff. A keel pit, built according to international standards, carries out specialized works on the keels of sailing yachts.
Spanopoulos Shipyard in Salamis island of Piraeus occupies an area of 40,000 sq. m., can accommodate vessels ranging from 35m to 100m, and approximately 25 moored boats.
Salamis Shipyard in Piraeus is equipped with 100m and 4,000-tons lifting capacity floating dock for shipbuilding and repair services, as well as upgrading of our clients’ fleets under the guidance and supervision of our naval architects, mechanical engineers and technical department. Transfer ashore is courtesy of Kamag Technology 2000-ton trailers. In addition, the company owns a 100m Semisubmersible Pontoon.
But the Spanopoulos Shipyard story is not one only of heavy lifting, as it boasts an in-house technical department exceeding 320 employees.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 54,  Aug 2018

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