Balaena Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Gibdock Dockyard Ownership in Gibraltar

Balaena Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Gibdock Dockyard Ownership in Gibraltar

balena-logo.svgBalaena, a leading maritime engineering solutions provider, is thrilled to mark the successful completion of one year since acquiring the renowned Gibdock dockyard in Gibraltar. This significant milestone highlights Balaena’s commitment to the strategic development and growth of the dockyard and its dedication to the maritime industry.

Since assuming ownership of Gibdock, Balaena has implemented a comprehensive revitalisation plan, focusing on enhancing operational efficiency, expanding service capabilities, and fostering collaboration with key stakeholders. This strategic vision has positioned Gibdock as a preferred destination for vessel maintenance, repair, and refurbishment in the Mediterranean region.

Over the past year, Balaena has made substantial investments in infrastructure, health and safety procedures and technology at the dockyard. These advancements have not only elevated the dockyard's capabilities but have also enabled the completion of more extensive and complex projects. With a strong emphasis on safety, sustainability, and quality, Balaena has successfully delivered numerous successful projects, earning a reputation for excellence in the maritime industry

Balaena is proud to commemorate one year of ownership of Gibdock. This milestone represents our unwavering commitment to providing world-class maritime solutions and driving the growth of the Gibraltar maritime industry," said CEO Simon Gillett, Balaena. "We are grateful for the support and trust placed in us by our valued clients, partners, and the local community. Together, we will continue to shape the future of Gibdock as a premier destination for vessel maintenance and repair.

As Balaena moves forward into the second year of ownership, the company remains dedicated to further enhancing the dockyard's capabilities and expanding its service offerings. The focus will be on strengthening strategic partnerships, attracting new clients, and fostering sustainable growth to solidify Gibdock's position as a leading player in the global maritime industry.

In addition to the physical improvements, Balaena will also prioritise the development of its workforce. Through comprehensive training programs and skill enhancement initiatives, the dockyard's talented team will continue to be equipped with the necessary expertise to handle a wide range of vessel types, including naval vessels, offshore structures, and commercial ships.

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