Gulf Island Shipyards Jenning, LA Location

has the capability and expertise to design and fabricate jobs of any size


Total operating area of 180 acres on the west bank of Mermentau River (five miles east of Jennings, LA) 3,000+ feet of water frontage with controlling depth of 12'


25 miles south of the Jennings facility, the Mermentau River intersects the Intracoastal Canal, the main artery of marine transportation on the Gulf Coast and a direct passageway to the Gulf of Mexico


The river measures 350' wide and 60' deep at the Jennings facility. The Jennings yard is fully equipped to handle the construction of tugs, barges and offshore supply vessels. Currently, a maximum PSV capacity of 3-4 300' vessels. Over 100,000 square feet of covered fabrication area (including a panel line and a pipe shop), which minimizes weather delays and improves efficiency and safety


Equipment features:


New plasma cutter installed in 2013

(2) launch ways (625 ft. of tilt beams)

(2) 235 ton crawler cranes and (1) smaller crane

(8) track cranes

(10) overhead cranes

200-ton module transporters

(4) large, covered construction bays

including (3) 250'+ (1) 600'



In-house 3D design and lofting team

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