Detyens Shipyards, Inc.
Detyens Shipyards, Inc., located in Charleston, S.C. is a one of the largest commercial shipyards on the U.S. East Coast, well positioned to service both blue and brown water fl eets. Detyens provides emergency and scheduled maintenance and repair work for both domestic and international operators, including government and commercial vessels. The yard’s location in the deepwater Port of Charleston offers deep draft repair berths, graving and fl oating dry docks along with all the services one would fi nd at any modern ship repair facility. The Detyens Shipyards facility offers three graving docks and with a capacity of up to Panamax. In addition to the docks, the facility also offers modern, enclosed shops for all crafts; eight 56- ton gantry cranes (on a continuous rail system); four tower cranes; rail access and over 8,000 ft of deepwater pier space and a fl oating dry dock for smaller vessels.
Of course, the facility is only part of the equation. Family owned and operated since its inception, the company has continually emphasized customer service, family values and safety in the workplace. Hard work, dedication and the goal to provide economical ship repair services is the benchmark behind the Detyens Shipyards creed, “Customer before Company, Employee before Owner, Family before Self, and Safety Above All.”