Astilleros Canarios S.A. (ASTICAN) is a privately owned ship repair yard with experienced staff, and whose main activity is the repair, maintenance, and conversion of all types of vessels, 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.
The dry docking and ship launching operations are carried out in a lift (syncrolift shiplift), dry repairs are carried out in one of the 7 dry-docking slipways. We want to apply disruptive technologies to improve these processes in particular in: