Eastern’s Nelson Street shipyard sits on 24 acres and has over 2,000 feet of water frontage leading into St. Andrew’s Bay and out to the Gulf of Mexico. Adjacent to the shipyard is a 6 acre fabrication facility where much of the modular pre-fabrication is performed. The fabrication yard consists of a 23,400 sq. ft. building, a 16,800 sq. ft. warehouse building, and concrete fabrication platens. The shipyard is equipped with two 1,250 ton marine railways, a 700’ steel bulkheaded side launch facility, a pipe shop, a warehouse, a mechanic shop, a paint building and the corporate office building. It is also outfitted with two fabrication buildings and concrete fabrication platens.
The Nelson Street shipyard has undergone numerous enhancements including:
- Side launch ways
- (7) concrete fabrication platens totalling 62,300 square feet (5788 square meters)
- Machine Shop, fully outfitted with (2) 10-ton overhead cranes
- (2) marine railways for launching and marine haul-outs