CMR-Tunisia Ship Repairers

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.


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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

Bureau Veritas

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

Day Shift

0730 - 1200: 1300 - 1700

Night Shift

2000 - 2400: 0100 - 0500


Six workshops of up to 30,000 square metres with all the equipment necessary to achieve all types of work.

General Location

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.