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Welcome to NAVOL Shipyard at OLTENITA
It is our pleasure to present you this brief description of the Shipyard
OLTENITA, one of the most important in Romania.
Shipyard OLTENITA is situated on the left bank of Danube river, 190
Kilometers from Black - Sea (by Danube - Black-Sea Channel).
The place is accessible in 60 minutes by car, southward from Bucharest.
Founded in 1946 the Shipyard OLTENITA has delivered in 1947 two small wood
ships for coastal and river navigation.
In 1950 Shipyard OLTENITA became building of steel river vessels such as
barges, lighters and river dredgers.
The development of vessel construction, have determinate modernisation of
Shipyards facilities and since 1957 modern welding processing was implemented.
The most important type of vessel, was a river-going cargo of 2000 DWT.
Between 1960-1965, Shipyard has built the first river passenger vessel
named OLTENITA followed on short time by “CARPATI?each of them able to carry
176 persons in comfortable cabins.
In the same period have been built the first marine dredgers, in breakers
of 1200 HP and motorship of 2000 DWT.
Between 1966-1968 Shipyard Oltenita has constructed 26 river seagoing
motorships of 5000 DWT, as well as motorships of 2000 DWT based on orders
placed by the former Soviet Union.
Between 1968-2000, Shipyard OLTENITA has built not only the ships for
domestic owners, but numerous vessels of many types for export.
During this activity Shipyard Oltenita has delivered more than 900 vessels
to the foreign partners.
About 80% of shipbuilding’s in the last ten years were designated also for
For shipbuilding only, the shipyard processed over than 18,000 tons of
shipbuilding steel, representing new vessels approx. 40,000 - 45,000 DWT
At present shipyard has almost 1000 employees and 2 main fabrication
sections provided with many efficient machines and facilities, suitable cranes,
automatic gas and plasma cutting machines, a.s.o.
The shipyard has a working area placed at the left bank of Danube river, in
length of almost 1000 meters.
There is a winter harbour for outfit and protection of launched vessels.
The working slipway has two lines provided with working facilities,
intended for assembling of 6 vessels in the same time, having the main
dimensions as maximum length up to 150 meters and maximum breadth until 18
The vessel hull, preassembled in the shipbuilding fabrication shops on the
sections and block sections having the weight up to 60 Tons, is delivered
and carried with travelling and over-head cranes to the slipway.
The all surface of shipbuilding fabrication shops, where the plates and
profiles are processing only after these supported a rigorous technological
cleaning process and sandblasting, is about 18,000 m2 .
The preoccupations of S.C. NAVOL S.A. for enlarging the efficiency of
manufacturing technologies were materialised in the last period in improvement
of the technologies for sand-blasting, shop-priming of sections and block-
sections at the vessels, for automatic cutting of plates and profiles.
From the most important types of vessels in the shipyard we can say:
Seagoing cargo vessel of 2500 DWT
River and seagoing motorship of 5000 DWT
River and seagoing motorship of 3300 DWT
Dredger of 750 cub.m/h
Section dredger of 3500 cub.m/h
River pushers 2x1200 HP, 2x1360 HP and 3x1600 HP
Pusher for Danube-Main-Rhine Channel 2x1600 HP
Pushed barges with hatch covers
Car and passenger ferry of 25 Tons and 300 Tons
River passenger vessel for 200 persons (cruiser)
Pleasure river passengers for 40, 60, 78 and 300 persons (seats)
Coastal pleasure passenger vessel for 400 persons (catamaran)
Luxury seagoing passenger vessel for 81 persons
Yachts length of 8.5 meters, 10.5 meters, 15 meters and 24 meters
Deep-sea salvage tug of 5000 HP
Seagoing container vessel of 2600 DWT
Rivergoing container vessel of 3000 DWT
Chemical oil tanker of 5400 DWT
In fact, Shipyard Oltenita is able to built any type of vessel up to
5000 DWT, also can release other activities as ship repairs, metal
constructions and gears, equipment, spare parts, a.s.o.
S.C. NAVOL S.A. has certificate Quality Management System, according to
EN ISO 9001:94 by the Germany Company GERMANISCHER LLOYD GmbH, starting from
OUR INTENTIONS FOR THE FUTURE
In the future S.C. NAVOL S.A. intend to develop a complex programme for
modernisation and retechnologisation of the activities in the vue of improving
the standards up to the level of the best shipyards in the world.
For this, a complex programme of extending of Information Technology in
all activities of the enterprise has been started.
A new and modern concept of computer’s system will be developed based
on the program TRIBON designed by KOCKUMS COMPUTER SYSTEMS AB Sweden.
By substantial investments will be developed new technologies for
blasting and painting giving to ships a high standard quality.
S.C. NAVOL S.A. continue to be interested in finding partners willing
to collaborate in the following fields:
- Building and selling the ships of all kind
- Building a syncrolift device for launching the ships
- Building and selling the luxury yachts
- Marketing activities for selling the ships and for importing equipment
WE ARE ALWAYS READY TO MEET ALL REQUIREMENT OF OUR CLIENTS
PLEASE, DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US!