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Astilleros Canarios S.A.(ASTICAN ) is a privately owned ship repair yard with well experienced staff, and whose main activity is the repair, maintenance, and conversion of all types of vessel, structures, marine renewable energy devices and offshore units.

The yard became fully operative in 1976.Its modern installations, particularly its dry-docking system, a versatile Syncrolift platform with a lifting capacity for vessels up to 36,000 DWT and 7 dry-docking lanes respond to the quality and service that shipowners demand and allows attendance at very short notice.


We are a highly competent team in the management of complex technical projects: we provide efficient solutions, transmit confidence, build trust and are therefore able to establish sound relationships with our customers.

We are committed to maximize the productivity of our ship and rig owners who require reliability, flexibility and availability.

Our vocation for innovation, which maximizes our competitiveness and our social and corporate participation in the Canary Islands, means that we can consider ourselves a leading company.


Our aim is to be a global contender for the repair and conversion of all marine machinery.

We will make investments and strive to grow in order to achieve the levels of productivity, flexibility and efficiency that will allow us to fulfill our ambitions.

In this way, we will become a top company, which our clients can trust, with which our associates can grow with and our employees to thrive in.


The values of our company are the pillars of organizational identity, which allows us to give meaning to our everyday actions. We act in accordance with these values: Responsibility, Trustworthiness, Implication, Respect, Honesty and Passion


ASTICAN Shipyard

Located in the Canary Islands, on the West Coast of Africa, our dry-docking system is a versatile Syncrolift platform with a lifting capacity for vessels up to 36.000 DWT.


ASTICAN new facilities with drafts from 19 meters and a total surface area of 13.100 m². A perfect place for inspection, repair and maintenance of OEM equipment and offshore units. Available as from November 2017.

ASTICAN Storage Area

ASTICAN open-door storage area with a total surface area of 6.000 m², where more than 65% of the area is designated as a bonded area. Any equipment stored there is not subject to custom taxes.

ASTICAN Tenerife

ASTICAN is also present in Tenerife, where we are able to carry out a wide range of works with our own personnel and local subcontractors, for example, a thruster removed recently.


“We are well experienced in the different services that owners may demand for their vessels and/or offshore units. The following services can be rendered during the projects, among others:”


“A yard always in continuous development”

7 docking lanes connected to a versatile Syncrolift platform
with a lifting capacity of 10.000 MT.

A yard always in continuous development
180 vessels a year
Drafts from
21 m
Workforce of over 1500 people
600 T
crane capacity
1000 m dry-docking lanes
dry-docking lanes
21 m
600 T
crane capacity
dry-docking lanes
vessels a year
1000 m dry-docking lanes


With Certified Management System Standards

Astican promotes the highest standards in HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT, QUALITY AND R&D+I