Fincantieri services our commercial clients out of our Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard – Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS). We are a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest shipbuilders established in the late 1700s and are considered the premier western designer & shipbuilder.
FBS is a 63-acre shipyard open year-round and equipped with climate-controlled manufacturing facilities, computer-aided manufacturing equipment, a U.S. Navy-Certified Floating Drydock, an 1158’ x 140’ Graving Dock, ample waterfront space, and lifting capacity to meet the most demanding requirement.
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding is a full-service shipyard specializing in:
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding is proud to be the preferred facility for the repair business on the Great Lakes. We are experts at managing critical deadlines in the repair and sustainment of the Great Lakes Fleet.
Our clients engage with us due to our proven experience in managing complex and highly customized vessels. We have an unmatched wealth of expertise in design and strong relationships with a network of highly specialized and reliable suppliers.
We have earned the reputation of delivering our vessels on time and on budget due to several factors:
These factors enable you to have confidence that your vessel will be delivered when expected and without unplanned expenses. You can be assured your vessel will be built with the highest quality of products, by a team dedicated to quality workmanship. On-time deliveries mean that your ships are operational and generating revenue as well as eradicating late contract penalty risks with your clients.
The quality of our workmanship is evident when you step onto the yard. Fincantieri invests annually to plan and prepare for the future needs of our clients. Our state-of-the-art facility is clean, orderly, and productive which exemplifies the Midwest work ethic.
Our team takes pride in their work and the safety of their environment. This mentality ensures a low risk of mistakes and a high-quality product delivered on time and on budget.
ISO 9001: 2015 Certified: Documented quality control processes and procedures with continuous improvement is at the core of our operations and support services
Fincantieri proactively participates in promoting a positive safety culture. We are proud to be above the industry’s averages in most categories. We all share in the responsibility to work towards zero injuries. At the shipyard, safety is always at the forefront of our minds and included in all of our processes. This includes but isn’t limited to:
We are proud to be members of the Shipbuilders Council of America and the National Safety Council.
Fincantieri is honored to be recognized by these prestigious councils and to be awarded these industry leading safety awards: