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Innovations and high performances in shipbuilding

Because the shipbuilding yards must meet more and more exacting requirements from their customers, GESTAL combines innovations, high performance & technical support.

All inclusive services

With over 65 years ‘experience and our capability to propose both versatile and complementary services for all types of ships, military or merchant navy) we can guarantee that the targets will be achieved.

Our process follows several essential stages while meeting cost, quality, lead time, health, safety and environment related objectives.

Thanks to our know-how in shipbuilding we obtain multi skill/trade contracts including:

  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Material purchasing
  • Assembly
  • Project management

For electrical and pipe work, metal work and HVAC.

Our high adaptation capacity results in full control at all levels

A design office with 14,000 hours annual capacity with the following assignments:

  • Design
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Method planning & scheduling

CAD CAM software :

  • Autocad
  • Microstation
  • Planspace

Purchasing management/ control :

  • Negotiation of turnkey contracts
  • Overall function cost analysis
  • Looking for the best technological solutions in terms of cost reduction

Multi skill contracts including comprehensive projects in electrical, pipe, metal and HVAC work

Annual production capacity : 300, 000 hours

Skills : qualifications in electrical work, welding processes ……

Experience : 60 years in shipbuilding

Responsiveness : open all year round & standby hot line service

Flexibility : one integrated temp. work network

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  • Design
  • Electrical work
  • Pipe-work
  • Sheet metal work
  • Mechanical work
  • Installation of lifts
  • Metal forming

Electrical works :

  • Distribution & engineering design work
  • Overall procurement of required material by means of relevant computerized management/control
  • Cable routeing
  • Cable laying/fitting
  • Installation of equipment
  • High and low voltage connections
  • Tests & commissioning

Metal works :

  • Design
  • Manufacturing in dedicated workshop ( 2800 sq m)
  • Installation (stairs, landings, railings, brackets etc.…)

Pipe works :

  • Design
  • Prefab and installation of all types of piping (steel, stainless steel, copper, pvc etc…)

Installation of lifts :

  • All inclusive installation works performed in partnership with the manufacturers (Schindler, Thyssen, Kone) on cruise and military navy vessels.

Installation of ventilation systems :

  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Prefab
  • Installation of HVAC systems
  • 2800 sq m workshop : Metal works & metal forming
  • 2500 sq m workshop : Pipe works
  • 450 sq. m design office
  • Shipowners: CARNIVAL, ROYAL
  • Yacht : OCTOPUS
  • CroisiEurope
  • Chantiers naval de Marseille

International shipbuilding trade shows and conferences

We participate in the following :

  • Miami (Seatrade)
  • Houston (OTC)
  • Hambourg

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