After purchase of Tampa Bay Shipbuilding in Florida by an ownership group led by Edison Chouest Offshore President Gary Chouest in last December the shipyard was renamed Tampa Ship, LLC.
The new owner committed to modernizing the yard and to building, inspecting and repairing vessels of various sizes.
Tampa Ship, LLC at the Gulf of Mexico covers over 25 ha and features four graving docks for ships up to around 227 m in length (8.53 m draft) and up to appr. 276 m in length ( 7.31 m draft). A covered erection building is 182.88 m long and 44.2 m wide.
New name for Tampa Bay Shipbuilding and Repair