New Ship Construction

Shipyard Services

Why Choose Us:

  • Quality Workmanship

  • Over 30 Years Experience

  • U.S. Ship Builder

  • Certified ABS, USCG and DNV Welders

  • Accessible East Coast Facility

  • Close to Jacksonville International Airport

New Ship Construction

St. Johns Ship Building offers top quality workmanship and a commitment to strong, lifelong customer relationships built on honesty and value.

We deliver a diverse range of steel workboats on-time and on-budget, including:

  • Offshore supply vessels

  • Inland push boats

  • Ocean going tugs

  • Truckable Tugs

  • Ferries

  • Cargo Vessels

  • Deck barges

  • Tank barges

  • Self propelled barges

Our customers include both commercial and government entities building under U.S. and foreign flags.

A few examples of our work:

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267′ Dump Scow Barge

St. Johns has delivered one 267’ 5,000 Cubic Yard Split Hull Hydraulic Dump Scow for Sterling Equipment, Inc. This Dump Scow has a Remote Radio Control for the Dumping and Closing Mechanism with a Dead Engine Remote Dump Capability.

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157′ OSV for A. R. Singh Contractors of Point Fortin, Trinidad

“I am pleased to say that the yard’s performance has exceeded my expectations thus far. Management and staff have been professional, efficient, precise and understanding. Their quality and level of workmanship speaks for itself.”

- Mark Singh, A. R. Singh Contractors, Ltd.

 

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190′ Landing Craft for G and G Shipping of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

“St Johns Ship Building continues to construct and outfit high-quality landing crafts that exceed our expectations as well as play a critical role in meeting the service levels our customers have come to expect from us.”

- Mike Grandonico, President of G and G Shipping

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Pair of 25’ Push Tugs for Smithbridge of Brisbane, Australia

St. Johns custom built a pair of twin-screw push tugs, the Lady Shayne and Lady Dashelle, for Smithbridge. The two tugs were assigned to a high profile marine construction project in Sydney’s Botany Bay, site of a new bulk liquid terminal. With these versatile tugs, Smithbridge can adapt various types of utility equipment to the front of the vessels for different project requirements.

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180′ Deck Barge for Sun Towing of Berwick, La.

“Of course, I can’t say enough about Bobby (the General Manager), he is the barge guy. The barge is extremely useful and well-built. Delivery was on time and hassle-free. The whole experience was pleasant from the front desk to the end product.”

- Mike Smith, Principal, Sun Towing, L.L.C.

 

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30,000 BBL Tank Barges for Chatham Towing of Savannah, Ga.

St. Johns delivered three tank barges, equipped with bow thrusters, for Chatham Towing. These 274′, all welded, double skin barges feature 400hp pump-jet type bow thrusters to maneuver the vessel efficiently even in the light condition.

Contact us or call for a quote on your new ship construction: 1-386-328-6054.

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St. Johns Ship Building

560 Stokes Landing Rd,

Palatka, FL 32177

Phone. 386-328-6054

Fax. 386-328-6046

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