Frequently asked questions

Navalrocha manages a wide variety of vessels including livestock carriers, polar expedition vessels, car-ferries, tugboats, cargo-carriers, cruise ships, military vessels, sailing vessels. In more recent years the yard has expanded into the LPG, LNG, product carrier and chemical carrier markets as well as seismic survey and ocean monitoring vessels.

Navalrocha can accommodate vessels up to the following dimensions in our largest drydock and vessels of unlimited size in our pier side facility.

Navalrocha offers a series of unique benefits. Firstly, our strategic location provides ideal ship repair and conversion conditions, with more than 300 days of sunshine every year. Being in the heart of Lisbon we also have vibrant and cosmopolitan surroundings for crew to disembark. In addition, we can offer faster and more cost-effective solutions to ship companies looking to avoid the congested Strait of Gibraltar or Mediterranean. Meanwhile, our location is also particularly attractive to ships operating in West and North African coasts with a ready supply of spare parts providing a significant advantage over competitors.

Navalrocha offers a complete ‘one-stop-shop’ shiprepair service providing a full range of turnkey solutions. These services are delivered in coordination with a series of long-standing and trusted partners with offices and located within the yard. Key services include Steelwork, Welding, Mechanical and Machining Work, Boiler Repairs, Pipework, Cleaning, Painting and Blasting, Electrical and Automation Work and Green Technologies. Further services include Tank Cleaning, Insulation Work and Carpentry

The scale of our operation provides us with a strong competitive advantage with three dedicated drydocks and a further repair pier. This ensures every project receives our full attention with each client benefitting from priority treatment from a 70-strong workforce and cluster of specialist marine service partners located on site.

Navalrocha takes great pride in its engineering experience and expertise, with a strong track record delivering fast, reliable, and efficient services at competitive prices. These key qualities have ensured high levels of client satisfaction and repeat work. The yard also benefits from being part of Grupo ETE, one of Portugal’s leading maritime institutions and a national reference in the Economy of the Sea – adding further ballast and integrity.