A history of shipbuilding dating back to the early 20th century has positioned Glovertown as a front-runner in the rich Newfoundland shipping tradition. Glovertown Shipyards Limited, thrives on the commitment that this tradition has spirited. The shipyard, now well equipped in all facets of its operation, has established a tremendous reputation for its building and repair services.
The original shipbuilding facility was started in 1977 because of a demand for wooden fishing vessels. In 1979 the company expanded to the present ten acre site comprised of buildings, wharves and launchways. With a keen eye on the future, the shipyard has concentrated on steel development since 1981...and very successfully!!!
Since 1986, Glovertown Shipyards Limited has catered to the local inshore fishing vessel market. Mastery of vessels ranging from 45'-65' and a construction capacity of 120' has lead to a reputation for technological advancement and structural sturdiness. Diversification into ship maintenance and steel fabrication projects will continue to be a key factor in its growth and success.
The management team is professional and aggressive in developing its interests in all steel construction work. In keeping abreast of technology and demand, Glovertown Shipyard has investigated Canadian and overseas markets, as well as the offshore oil industry. Modern quality control and quality assurance programs will complement the company's progressive nature.
Benefits in improved transportation, fishing and offshore oil development will reaped by clients who recognize Glovertown Shipyard's commitment to positive attitudes, top-quality products and excellence in entrepreneurism. Enthusiasm and a keen sense of responsibility mean full steam ahead...both for Glovertown Shipyards Limited and for its utmost concern, the customer.