State-of-the-art industrial facilities
Thanks to an active investment policy, STX France industrial facilities remain amongst the most modern worldwide. Together with its staff expertise, the yard is able to answer its customers’ quality and time management requirements.

Industrial facilities

With 150 years of history, STX yard in Saint-Nazaire is renowned worldwide for designing and building complex and innovative ships. Relying on its staff expertise, backed by its industrial network, its industrial tool is particulary remarkable.
In summer 2015, new workshops dedicated to the offshore markets will enter in service.
The yard in figures
247 acres
Covered space
56 acres
31 acres
2 x 100,000 UMS per year
2,300 people / 500 sub-contracting companies
Machinig / Pre-pre fabrication
Automated steel cutting:
Capacity 3000 parts / week
Automated fabrication
of sections and various assemblies
Workshop made of 4 welding robot spots
• Design
• Steel hull fabrication
• Management of complex projects
Industrial facilities
Saint-Nazaire shipyard benefits from performing and high capacity industrial facilities allowing the construction of more than 300 m long ships while mastering the schedules.
2 pre-fabrication workshops
with annual capacity
worth 60,000 t
Steel hull production
63,000 t / year
Erection dock
900 m x 67 m
Outfitting dock
450 m x 95 m
Lifting capacity
1,400 t gantry crane
2 x 210 t – 1 x 270 t – 2 x 500 t trucks (could be coupled)
Hull erection
Pre-erection and outfitting
on an area
of 1,200 m long
Mounting :
thanks to a 1,400 t lifting
capacity gantry crane,
optimization of the opération