Mobile, Alabama, US Gulf
Signal International, LLC was organized in 2002 as a limited liability company after acquiring the offshore division of Friede Goldman Halter. Signal International, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and began operations of offshore fabrication with shipyards in Texas and Mississippi. In 2010, the company entered into the US Gulf Coast ship repair business with the asset acquisition of Bender Shipbuilding and Repair in Mobile, Alabama. It is now Signal Ship Repair. With a family of three yards strategically located along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Mississippi and Texas, Signal offers new construction, repair, offshore and technical services.
Dry Dock Capacities
  • 22,000-ton steel Panamax floating dry dock
  • Lift capacity: 22,000 tons at maximum lift
  • Length overall: 692 ft. (210.8 meters)
  • Clear between wing walls: 118 ft. (36 meters)
  • Draft over blocks: 32 ft. (9.7 meters) – maximum
  • 4,500-ton steel floating dry dock
  • Lift capacity: 4,500 tons at maximum lift
  • Length overall: 240 ft. (73 meters)
  • Clear inside wall fenders: 83 ft. (25.3 meters)
  • Draft over blocks: 20 ft. (6 meters) – maximum
  • 100 ton Revolving Floating Crane
  • (10) Hydraulic, crawler and rubber tire cranes ranging from 15 to 250 tons lifting capacity
  • (20) Overhead cranes with 5 to 80 tons lifting capacity for a combined 200 ton capacity
Shops and Equipment
  • Machine Shop
  • Electrical Shop
  • Complete Pipe Shop
  • Covered Panel Line with single sided welder and 8 head stiffener welder
  • Engineering services include:
  • Project engineering
  • Structural analysis
  • Lifting and turning arrangements
  • Piping system
  • HVAC/ventilation system diagrams
  • Electrical system on line diagrams
  • Intact and damage stability analysis
  • Docking plans
  • Launch plans
  • Design services include:
  • Structural arrangement development complete with cut sheets and nesting
  • Piping arrangement development complete with spool sheets
  • HVAC/ventilation arrangement and details
  • Electrical cable tray layout and cable routing
  • Field Engineering services include:
  • Laser scanning/3D modeling
  • Physical vessel surveys and dimensional checks
  • In-process work monitoring
  • Customer reports