West Sea

ABOUT US

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.

GET TO KNOW US BETTER

Incorporated in 2014, West Sea is a shipyard of international reference, located in the north of Portugal, specialised in construction, repair and naval conversion

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.

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STRATEGIC LOCATION

Located in the West coast of Europe, the shipyard has privileged proximity to several international relevant ports, such as Vigo, Porto (Leixões) and Lisbon.

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

CERTIFICATIONS

A commitment to improving the satisfaction of customers, stakeholders and employees

We are certified by Bureau Veritas in standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

WHAT WE DO AND WHERE WE WANT TO GO

Our mission and vision

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 DNA

Our values

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.

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Rigour and Commitment

Rigour in processes, rigour in complying with rules and rigour in relations with partners and clients. Commitment to ensure technical competence in all the activities we carry out.

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Humility and Integrity

We believe that relations are built having as a base humility, respect and integrity, whether they are relations with partners or employees, or with the environment.

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Critical sense and Nonconformity

In the search for the best solution for each project, we are characterised by a strong critical and non-conformist sense. We always demand more and better.

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Common sense and Clarity in communication

It is not possible not to communicate. Therefore, communication must be made in a simple and clear way so that the message is consistent and perfectly understood by the receiver.

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Mutual help and Solidarity

Human beings evolve through the development of skills, abilities and attitudes that make more sense in a group, in an attitude of mutual assistance and solidarity.

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Pride in the company and Feeling of belonging

Belonging and contributing to the success of the company makes employees feel more integrated, results-oriented and motivated, confident that the results lead them to more significant professional achievement.

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Work capacity and Innovative spirit

We want to grow, and we want to do well and improve every day. We seek to innovate and we have the ambition of going further, for our clients and for us.

OUR PATH

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.