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Gibdock con-ro repair job
Gibdock, the Gibraltar-based shiprepair facility, has carried out an extensive package of work on a 12,049dwt, 160m con-ro container ship to a very tight time scale. 26 Jul 2017
Offshore business booms for Gibdock
June was Gibdock’s busiest month this year in the offshore market with four offshore vessels present at the same time. 23 Aug 2016
Gibdock secures Greek owner business
Gibraltar shipyard, Gibdock, has attracted the interest of Greek ferry owners, with two recent first time ship visits to the yard. 16 Jun 2016
Robot cuts Gibdock schedule
First use of an advanced blasting technology has enabled Gibdock to redeliver three Danish-owned containerships that required full hull blasting and coating ahead of schedule. 30 Sep 2010
Cammell Laird clarity
The progress and growth of the separate companies Cammell Laird (Gibraltar) and Cammell Laird Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK brought an urgent need for clarification of the relationship between the two. Thus an agreement has been reached. With immediate effect, Cammell Laird (Gibraltar) changes its name to Gibdock.  Cammell Laird Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd will maintain its name and will have sole ownership of the Cammell Laird name and trademark. 07 Dec 2009
Gibdock completes PSV upgrade
Gibraltar’s Gibdock shipyard has successfully completed a challenging maintenance and upgrade programme on the 6,430bhp DP2 class ROV/subsea service and platform support vessel, ‘Toisa Vigilant’. 01 Jan 2011
Fickle future for shiprepair industry says Gibdock CEO
Commenting on the shiprepair market as a whole, Joe Corvelli, CEO of Gibdock in Gibraltar, states that it has been fickle over the last year and the situation will remain the same for the foreseeable future. 10 Jun 2011
More conversion work at Gibdock
Norway’s Solstad Offshore has returned to Gibdock for the conversion and drydocking of the 84m long, 4,500dwt PSV ‘Normand Vester’. 10 Jun 2011
Gibdock has ‘Spirit’ for cruise ship work
Gibraltar-based Gibdock continues to make inroads into the Mediterranean cruise ship repair and refurbishment market by completing a drydocking contract for UK-based niche cruise operator Saga. 21 Sep 2011
New offshore client for Gibdock
Gibraltar-based shiprepair yard Gibdock has added another name to its increasing list of clients in the offshore sector. In September the yard drydocked the 3,000grt survey ship ‘Boa Galatea’. 10 Oct 2011
Gibdock pulls out the stops on repair project
Gibraltar repair yard Gibdock says that it was tasked with going the extra mile to complete a recent cruise ship drydocking within a very tight two-week timeframe. 06 Jan 2012
Back-to-back cruise dockings for Gibdock
Back-to-back cruise ship projects at Gibdock’s No. 1 dock have seen the return of the 37,584gt, 1,575-passenger capacity ‘Thomson Destiny’ for its fourth visit since a first refit in Gibraltar in 2006. 06 Feb 2012
Semi-sub project completed in Gibraltar
Gibdock says that it has completed work on its first offshore platform project in almost 15 years, as well as its first PCTC job for a long time. 31 Oct 2012
Crane repair for German boxship
Gibdock has completed a containership crane refurbishment for a German owner. The deck crane work called for certification of strict welding procedures by Lloyd’s Register (LR), which approved all materials used. 01 Oct 2012
Gibdock gets seismic
Gibralta ship repair yard Gibdock has completed a refit of the seismic vessel ‘WG Cook’ for WesternGeco, a contract said to reflect the yard’s growing ability to attract return customers in the specialised offshore vessel market. 22 May 2013
Gibdock Technip overhaul
Offshore vessel specialist Gibdock has secured its first dry dock contract from Technip, an expert in construction and engineering work for the energy industry. 01 Aug 2013
Gibdock continues offshore support ship dockings
Gibraltar shipyard Gibdock reports that it has continued to attract technically advanced offshore support vessel repair and maintenance projects. 01 Dec 2013
Saga Cruises returns to Gibdock
Saga Cruises’ ‘Saga Ruby’ has returned to Gibraltar’s Gibdock shipyard for repair and maintenance work. 17 Feb 2014
Gibdock Greek repair job
Gibraltar’s repair specialist, Gibdock has completed its first shiprepair project for Tsakos Shipping & Trading, one of Greece’s leading ship owners. 02 Jun 2014
Gibdock dredger repair
Van Oord’s 137m long trailing suction hopper dredger, ‘Lelystad’ has undergone an extensive programme of works at Gibdock’s yard in Gibraltar. 27 Aug 2014
Three Greek tankers docked at Gibdock
Piraeus-based Aegean Maritime Petroleum Network Inc (AMPNI) recently contracted Gibraltar yard Gibdock to carry out repairs to three of its tank vessels. 05 Sep 2014
Gibdock completes Grimaldi repair
The second vessel in a two-vessel contract with Grimaldi Group left Gibraltar’s Gibdock on-time recently after undergoing extensive repair works. 29 Sep 2014
Gibdock opens dry dock fabrication facility
Gibraltar’s Gibdock has kicked off the first half of 2014 by opening a brand new dry dock fabrication facility to enhance its dry docking side of the business. 04 Jun 2015
Solstad returns to Gibdock
Norway’s Solstad Offshore has returned to Gibraltar-based ship repair company, Gibdock, for the special survey of its 5,000 tonne Construction Support Vessel (CSV) ‘Normand Pacific’. 19 Jun 2015
Gibdock expands in German market
Gibraltar-based ship repair yard, Gibdock, is expanding its presence in the German market, working with its local agent to secure business from some of the country’s leading shipowners and managers. 27 Aug 2015
Gibdock in Norbulk exhaust scrubber project
Gibraltan shipyard Gibdock is to retrofit exhaust gas scrubbers for five vessels operated by ship management major Norbulk Shipping and owned by global shipping group Vroon. 16 Nov 2015