NASSCO's shipyard facilities are capable of building commercial cargo ships and tankers and Navy auxiliary ships up to 1,000 feet in length and servicing or repairing any vessel sailing on the West Coast of the United States. The shipyard is located on San Diego Bay, which has a channel depth of 35 feet. To reach NASSCO, ships pass under the Coronado Bridge, which has a vertical clearance of 195 feet. The shipyard encompasses 80 acres of land and 46 acres of water and offers:
2 inclined building ways, 950-feet long and 108-feet wide
8 fully serviced berths ranging from 600 to 1,000 feet
A 1,000-foot long, 174-foot wide graving dock with a lift capacity of 30,000 long tons
10 whirley/portal cranes with individual lift capacities up to 300 tons and multi-crane lifts up to 620 tons
An 820-foot long, 136-foot wide floating drydock with an ABS-certified lift capacity of 44,000 long tons
6 production workshops and 10 assembly areas
2 blast cells and 5 paint cells for indoor prep and coating of hull blocks (52'x52'x30')more
Continental Maritime of San Diego (CMSD) a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries is a Certified Master Ship Repair Contractor for the U.S. Navy and provides services to Military Sealift Command.
We are The United States premier ship repair and modernization facility, on the West Coast!
Located in America's finest city, San Diego, and under the Coronado Bridge.
While at our West Coast facility each command can expect their ship to receive generations of artisan trade's craftsmanship work performed by veterans and non-veterans of the military to restore our Nation's Greatest Asset, our US Naval Vessels!
These ships are at the core of our National Security and require detailed craftsmanship from the nation's finest repair and modernization facility. Conveniently located Adjacent to Naval Base San Diego the home port of The United States Pacific fleet, making logistical waterway support efficient and cost effective.more