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United Marine has begun construction on a number of Explosion Resistant Buildings. These units were designed for ExxonMobil and other refineries, as well as offshore rigs and platforms. more info
About United Marine
United Marine Shipyard is a general contractor serving the international ship and drill rig industry. We offer all types of ship and drill rig repair, along with new rig design and construction.

United Marine was organized in 1991 as a division of BGI Enterprise, Inc. and specializes in offshore rig repairs, upgrades and conversions. We serve the oil and gas industry worldwide, providing offshore repairs on site. Major repairs and modifications are completed at our fabrication yard in Port Arthur, Texas.

United Marine provides ship repairs and construction services to the commercial marine industry and the U.S. government. Our clients include the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Maritime Administration.

Our management team has over 150 years of combined experience in marine construction. Our pro-active approach to the marine industry enables us to keep a well-trained, dedicated staff on board. Our team of specialists keeps an open line of communication with our clients at all times and can quickly adapt to specific needs.

We are committed to safety, proper and productive planning and quality job performance. As a self-performing general contractor, United Marine monitors quality control and safety procedures constantly and places the highest standards on communication and teamwork... We are accountable to our clients.

United Marine's focus is becoming a recognized leader in the global marine industry by being a diverse, well-balanced organization that provides its clients with peace of mind through trust and integrity.

  To view a concise list of our services, click here for our Company Profile.


Rig Repair
    & New Construction
Ship Repair
Production Platforms
Marine Engineering
    & Design
Structural Steel
    & Piping
Column Repair
Mechanical Equipment
Diesel Engine Repair
    & Installation
Marine Salvage

Quality Assurance
Our Quality Assurance Team monitors and audits each project to ensure contract and specification compliance.

Safety First
United Marine has an excellent safety rating. Our work is defined by a safety action plan which meets OSHA regulations. Our drug-free program is in line with the Department of Transportation standards. Mandatory safety meetings, safety recognition and awards programs, project hazard analysis and on site project safety audits are all parts of our safety awareness program.


United Marine is a BGI Company

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