Kynosoura Dockyard is rapidly developing into a high quality ship repair center, focusing on main stream as well as more sophisticated ship repairs, whilst at the same time utilizing the unique existing facilities for ship construction and recycling, in the heart of the Mediterranean.
Conversion of single hull tankers to double hull, high pressure hydro blasting, coating of ballast & cargo tanks, holds and decks, seals’ replacements afloat, propeller removals and repairs afloat, crankshaft replacements, cranes’ slewing bearings’ renewals, piping, steel renewals and extended machinery repairs, are included in the extensive list of works and services carried out in the Yard over the years and todate.
GIOCONDA was one of the ships constructed at Kynosoura Dockyard. She was launched in 1975 and before being renamed ZAKYNTHOS, she was 87.33 m length, 13.50 m width and 4.20 m depth, had two 8-cylinder engines MWM and could board 520 passengers. At that time, she was owned by Oceanis Maritime
At least 2 more ships were built in the Shipyard, namely GEORGIOS (owned by Fragiadakis) and KASTALIA (owned by ELMES). KASTALIA was sold to STENA and renamed STENA ARCADIA. Additionally, the tanker OURANOS – A416 was built on behalf of the Greek Navy.
Kynosoura Dockyard is located on the northern side of Kynosoura, a peninsula on the eastern side of Salamis Island, three miles off Piraeus port and just across Perama, one of the busiest ship repair areas in the Mediterranean. Kynosoura Dockyard has easy access to a large pool of experienced labor, specialists and ship-repair related services.
Salamis is located 3 nautical
miles (5,5 km) from Piraeus,
Greece’s largest port.
Athens International Airport
is roughly a 45-minute drive.
Daily ferry lines and boat
service from Perama coast
to Paloukia port (Salamis)