Design & Development

Shoft’s philosophy is to visualize any project through the client’s eyes. The in-house Design team works independently as well as in association with other reputed design agencies, OEMs and Class authorities for developing concept, basic and detailed design & drawings.

Resources & Facilities

At Shoft, development, and consolidation of resources has always been a top priority to keep pace with modern trends.

  • An expansive 36-acre shipyard, with a 600 m waterfront and a depth of min. 5.0 m
  • For ease of material flow and work movement, the shipyard is divided into North and South yards
    • The North yard houses various facilities, machinery and equipment for all prefabrication works upto unit stage
    • The South yard consists of the waterfront with associated marine works like building berths, slipways, and outfit jetties, where assembly of blocks and complete hulls are undertaken


North Yard:

  • Admin Bldg & Quarters
  • Steel Stockyard and fully enclosed Automatic Blasting facility
  • 7500 m2 covered Prefabrication area housing,
    • Covered steel storage
    • Plasma and Oxy acetylene CNC plate cutting bays
      a. 27.0 m x 4.0 m upto 150mm
      b. 27.1 m x 5.1 m upto 45mm
    • 600 T Hydraulic plate bending machine (capacity: 10 m wide * 25 mm thick)
    • 500 T & 300 T Hydraulic press for forming complex shapes of the hull
    • 220 T Hydraulic Frame bending Machine (capacity: 200 mm bulb)
    • Machine Shop
    • Other Fabrication Machinery and Accessories
    • Fabrication Bay with Heavy Skids
    • Gantry cranes - 5 nos with lifting capacity ranging from 10-25 Tonnes
    • Open Fabrication area with Heavy skids

South Yard:

  • Block Construction Bay (capacity: 15 Blocks, Capacity up to 500 T each)
  • Building Berths (capacity: 9 - 12 vessels of lengths bet. 75 -180 m)
  • 3 Slipways, 18, 22 & 36 m wide, up to 6600 T launch weight capacity with Winch and Trolley on rails launching system
  • Rail system with Heavy Duty Trolleys for Block loading and shifting of vessels from berth to slipways
  • Heavy Duty Hydraulic Aligners with capacity to handle hull sections upto 1000 T
  • In house hydraulic Mobile Cranes upto 250 T Cap
  • 600m waterfront with 2 outfitting wharfs each 75 m long
  • Fully covered stores for safe custody of critical machinery, equipment and fittings
  • Electrical, HVAC, and Accommodation Outfit workshops
  • Modern pipe shop equipped with CNC pipe bending machines, flanging machine and CNC joint cutting machine