Astican has completed a major upgrade of the yard´s facilities. Two new workshops as well as extensive improvements on the whole premises have been made in order to meet the increased volume and complexity of the repairs on conventional vessels and rigs.
Astican is a privately owned ship repair yard located in the Port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) just off the North West coast of Africa. Astican provides services in repairs, maintenance and conversions on all types of vessels and offshore units. Over the almost 40 years of activity the yard has performed a great number of extensive repairs to all type of vessels and rigs belonging to well-known companies.
The increase in volume and complexity of the repairs to be performed led Astican to improve and adapt the workshops and premises. This included:
Two new workshops and increased storage facilities both outdoor and indoors
Increasing the overhead crane capacity in the workshops
Dredging of the seabed at the facilities to allow the mooring of semisubmersibles with protruding thrusters
Acquiring a new 13.100 sqm yard with deep water piers ideal for all kind of drilling units