Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding traces its rich history of delivering quality ships to the year 1918. The shipyard is an operating unit of Fincantieri Marine Group, the United States division of global shipbuilding giant Fincantieri, employing 20,000 shipbuilding professionals in 18 shipyards and with a history of delivering more than 7,000 ships.
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding’s portfolio reveals the diversity of products delivered—from articulated tug-barge units to fi shing vessels to dredges to offshore supply vessels to ferries to specialty barges—the yard is experienced in construction of complex vessels of every variety. The shipyard is currently building a 5,400 cubic meter bunker barge for bunkering the LNG fueled cruise ships currently being built in Europe that will offer cruises from Florida to the Caribbean—a fi rst step in a strategy to create a complete platform of LNG transport solutions for U.S. customers. In 2022 FBS will deliver the Mark Barker, the fi rst U.S-fl agged Self-Unloading bunker for Great Lakes service built since the early 1980s. The shipyard is skilled in the time-sensitive repair and conversion of the Great Lakes bulk carrier fl eet, and its record for on-time delivery is unmatched. Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has multi-disciplined in-house engineers and a wide portfolio of proven, time-tested designs to meet the critical needs of its customers
FBS is currently investing in signifi cant yard footprint expansion, including two climate-controlled manufacturing buildings, to prepare for the serial component construction of the U.S. Navy Constellation Class Guided Missile Frigate, of which sister company Fincantieri Marinette Marine is the prime.