Supported by the experience, we create solutions for the future
West Sea is an international reference in the naval sector, recognized for its ability to execute, providing integrated solutions and creating value in a sustainable way.
With modern and fully equipped infrastructures, it has the capacity to construct, repair and convert medium-large sized vessels up to 37,000 DWT, with dry-docks that can accommodate vessels up to 200 metres of length and 30 metres wide, with lifting capacity of 180 tonnes, and 9 different cranes.
We are positioned in the centre of import maritime routes, namely:
between the Mediterranean and the North of Europe
between North of Europe and South America
between the Mediterranean and North America
Create added value for the shareholders, employees and other stakeholders, such as the local territorial region or even at national level, tracking the know-how and tradition of the naval industry, offering a portfolio with innovative and competitive solutions of products and services of engineering, construction, repair and naval conversion.
Harmonise the activity developed by the organisation with the local environment in which it operates and with the promotion of the health and well-being of employees.
Being a company of international reference in the naval sector, acknowledged for its execution capacity, supplying integrated solutions and adding value in a sustained way.
Our values are the benchmark to develop excellent work. From the first to the last day of each project. Creating value, always focused on the quality of the final product.
Get to know our journey
West Sea was founded in 2014 and it has already delivered 17 vessels and an annual average of 50 ships repaired.
Conversion of the Martin I Soler, owned by Baleària, to liquefied natural gas with the installation of an 180-tonne storage tank and conversion of the motors to work on diesel and liquefied natural gas.
Delivery of the hotel-ship São Gabriel to Douro Azul and the World Voyager, the second polar expedition vessel built by West Sea for Mystic Cruises.
Conversion of the Sicilia, owned by Baleària, to liquefied natural gas with the installation of an 160-tonne storage tank and conversion of the motors to work on diesel and liquefied natural gas.
Signature of the construction contract for the hotel-ship São Gabriel.
Mystic Cruises awarded the construction of 4 new polar vessels: the World Traveller, the World Seeker, the World Adventurer and the World Discoverer, totalling a fleet of 7 ships of this type, that reveal themselves as true ambassadors of Portugal. They take to the four corners of the world a huge number of Portuguese brands which integrate their construction.
Delivery of the hotel-ships Viking Helgrim, A-Rosa Alva and Amadouro to Douro Azul.
Delivery of the first polar vessel built by West Sea, the World Explorer. The christening ceremony took place at the West Sea shipyard, in an event that gathered over 400 guests. It included the presence of the Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa and the singer Carla Bruni.
Signature of two contracts for the construction of the hotel-ships Amadouro and A-Rosa Alva and delivery of the hotel-ship Douro Splendour to Douro Azul.
Signature of the contract for the construction of two polar vessels, the World Voyager and the World Navigator.
Delivery of the NRP Sines and the NRP Setúbal to the Portuguese Navy as well as the dredger José Duarte to Dragus.
Signature of three construction contracts: the dredger José Duarte for Dragus, the first dredger to be built at the shipyard, the hotel-ship Douro Splendour and the hotel-ship Viking Helgrim.
Conclusion of the hundredth ship repair, with the Le Guerrier dredger.
Delivery of the hotel-ships Douro Elegance and Douro Serenity, to Douro Azul and the Emerald Radiance to Scenic Tours.
Delivery of the first two hotel-ships built at the shipyard, the Viking Osfrid to Douro Azul and the Scenic Azure to Scenic Tours.
Signature of the contract for three new hotel-ships, the Douro Elegance, the Douro Serenity and the Emerald Radiance.
Signature of the contract for the construction of a luxury cruise vessel for Mystic Cruises, the World Explorer. This ship, with 126 metres of length and 16 metres wide, aims for luxury voyages to extreme weather locations.
Signature of a naval construction contract for the hotel-ship Scenic Azure and signature of the contract for the construction of two Ocean Patrol Vessels, the NRP Sines and the NRP Setúbal for the Portuguese Navy.
West Sea began its activity in 2014. In May, after signing the contract for the subconcession between West Sea and Empordef, activity started at the shipyard.
Signature of the first naval construction contract with hotel-ship Viking Osfrid.