About us

About the company

The Western Shipyard Group has been one of the largest marine engineering corporations in Lithuania for already five decades. Currently, the group incorporates 21 companies that specialize in different fields of activity, and provides all services related to the life cycle of a ship. The main activities of the company group are implementation of shipbuilding, ship repair and conversion projects, complex ship design and engineering solutions, large and complex metal construction and equipment production, and stevedoring services.

The Western Shipyard Group is the largest employer in Western Lithuania, creating over 3,000 work positions.

Floating docks:

Description Dock 219 Dock 170 Dock 12
Lifting capacity 27 000 t 30 000 t 33 000 t
Keel blocks length 200 m 201.4 m 235 m
Keel blocks width 1.26 m 1.26 m 1.26 m
Width between fenders 30 m 34 m 44 m
Cranes 2 x 15 t 2 x 15 t 2 x 12 t
100 t lifting capacity floating crane
104 t lifting capacity mobile crane (Liebher LHM 400)
10 pier cranes (KONE/CERUTTI), lifting capacity 30 t each
150.000 m2 workshops
14,5 m quay depth
3 km quay length
Company history

The Western Shipyard‘s history began in 1966, when it was decided upon that a big tonnage ship repair yard was to be built in the southern part of the port, specializing in the construction and the grown of Lithuanian fleet repair. The project which began ended up being one of the biggest and most modern yards within the Northwestern region, as well as also being one of the biggest in Klaipeda – 50 ha of the territory, 3 km of quays, production workshops – 100 th. m² and even with 10 000 employees.



Western Shipyard Group is certified by ISO, OHSAS and AQAP standards.

Company Certificates Scope
Western Shipyard ISO 9001: 2015
ISO 14001:2015
OHSAS 18001:2007 AQAP2110 Edition D Version 1
Shipbuilding. Ship maintenance, repair and conversion. Manufacture of metal constructions for industrial applications and marine/ship installations. Stevedoring. Production, repairs and testing of marine/industrial piping, heat exchanges and boiler plants. Cleaning and painting of ships and metal constructions. Technical equipment and materials supply. Performance of destructive and non-destructive tests of materials, chemical analysis and physical measurements. Design of ships and metal constructions for marine/ship installations. Management of above activities.