The shipyard of Menzel Bourguiba, set up in the North of Tunisia, is the most important shipyard in the South Mediterranean area. Built at the beginning of the 20th century under French protectorate as a naval repair base and arsenal, it became a state-run Tunisian company in 1963, operating under the name of SOCOMENA until, in 2004, the shipyard was privatised.
250x35 200x28 200x28 89x14
Crawling crane 45tons
2x mobile cranes 45 tons
2x mobile cranes 20 tons
Number of Employees
350 +100 temporary workers
Local Paint Suppliers
Local Classification Suppliers
Electrical Contractors Available
Hydraulic Contractors Available
Hydro Blasting Available
Yes, 2000 bars but only for small works
Grit Blasting Available
Yes, 1500m2/day hull or holds
Steel Production Rate
2-3 tons per day following location
0730 - 1200: 1300 - 1700
2000 - 2400: 0100 - 0500
Six workshops of up to 30,000 square metres with all the equipment necessary to achieve all types of work.
Yard is 60km from Tunis airport. A 4* hotel is located 20km from yard available at 80Euros/day. Hotel 1* is located nearby shipyard available at 20Euros per day.