Western India Shipyards main objectives are the setting up Ship Repair facilities for Ocean Going Vessels, Ship Building and Ship building facilities in the private sector in India.
The Company is registered as a “Ship Repair Unit (SRU)” since 12th November, 1993 with Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping and Surface Transport, Government of India by virtue of which the Company is entitled to the use of duty free imported and indigenous capital goods, material handling equipment, raw materials, spares and consumables for its project.
WISL’s state-of-the-art Floating Dry Dock has a capacity to repair ships up to 60,000 dwt and to accommodate ships up to 225m. length and 32.5m. in breadth. The yard has been designed and established in collaboration with world leaders in Ship Repairs. Functionally laid out and built around the gravity centre concept, the yard is
90% covered by lift and carry facilities. WISL is strategically located at Goa along the west coast of India at 15° 25' North and 73° 47' East and is geographically best positioned to offer a complete range of ship repair services.
ABG Shipyard ltd has become a Promoter Company of western India Shipyard ltd and WISL is a member of the ABG Group of Companies.