Quality Ships Since 1918

Located in Sturgeon Bay, WI, Bay Shipbuilding Co. (BSC) has quickly become an industry leader in the construction of OPA-90 compliant vessels, dredges, and dredging support equipment (scows, deck barges, tugs, etc.), along with bulk cargo self unloading solutions. This highly progressive division of Fincantieri Marine Group specializes in large ship construction projects.

Unrivaled Expertise
Bay Shipbuilding's skilled workforce averages over 20 years of shipyard construction experience. Our reputation is simply, "we build high quality solutions for our customers' marine transportation needs." This focus on quality workmanship comes from the unrivaled expertise of a highly motivated workforce.

Dredging Equipment
BSC's dredging experience dates back to 1906 and includes a wide scope and variety of vessels. Among its most recent contracts, BSC has completed a state-of-the-art 17-cubic yard backhoe dredge; a 24-inch self contained cutterhead dredge; a 5,000 cubic-meter double-trailing drag arm suction dredge; and a 7,100 cubic yard split-hull dump scow.

OPA-90 Double Hull Market
From tankers to tank barges, our company has proven experience with petroleum vessels. BSC has in-house designs that serve a variety of operational needs, insuring a fast-paced schedule, contract to delivery.

Automated Material Handling Experts
BSC is recognized as the industry leader in automated self-unloading equipment. From iron ore pellets to cement products, belt transport to fluid systems, BSC has designed, installed, and maintained these systems for over 50 years. Our position in this market is well documented as second to none.

Shipyard Facilities

  • 1,154 x 140' graving dock
  • 600' x 70' floating dock
  • 225' x 39' graving dock
  • 78,000 sq. ft. fully enclosed fabrication shop, equipped with CNC plasma burning, large block fabrication and outfitting capabilities, and 170-ton overhead crane capacity
  • Automated blast and prime line equipped to handle both plate and shape
  • Fully enclosed prep and paint facility equipped to handle large sections
Our location

For more information contact:

New Construction:
Floyd R. Charrier Jr.
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Fincantieri Marine Group
1600 Ely Street
Marinette, WI 54143
(715) 735-9341 ext. 6528
fax (715) 735-3516

Ship Repair:
Todd Thayse
Manager - Contract Services
Bay Shipbuilding Co.
605 North 3rd Avenue
P.O. Box 830
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 746-3403
cell (920) 493-1819