1967 — 2018


Over fifty years of experience.

Palumbo Shipyards with headquarters in Naples, has been in the shipbuilding industry since 1967.
Salvatore Palumbo, Antonio’s father, whom is currently the chairman of the company began the activity as a fairly small carpentry and metal work yard to support the local shiprepair industry.
Later on in the 80's, the core business became repair and maintenance of hulls.
Palumbo today represents a major refit and repair network in the Mediterranean.


With over half a century of experience in the shipbuilding industry, custom yacht construction and unique repair capabilities, Palumbo today represents a major refit and repair network in the Mediterranean. A choice for many referenced super and mega yachts that have repetitively returned to the group’s facilities for service year after year as well as commercial vessels.

With an unbeatable logistic network layout of 8 shipyards in the heart of the Mediterranean, 1 in the Atlantic ocean, 2 new build sites, 18 Docks of which one represents the second largest dock in Europe and the most international experienced craftsmen and engineers in the industry, the group is able to offer a wide range of specialized services for any type of vessels and Yachts.


Palumbo Shipyards are certified

ISO 9001

ISO 14001

ISO 30000

OHSAS 18001

The company Quality System achieved in 1998 was crucial to obtain, maintain and develop our competitiveness.
Palumbo has always complied with all provisions of law in reference to safety regulations  in accordance with the Legislative Decree no. 81/08.
All activities carried out are testaments of a true dedication to environmental protection.



In November 2014 Malta shipyards, has been awarded by GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) and obtained the license for maintenance and repair works of Membrane type cargo tanks of LNG carriers.

The acquisition of Malta Shipyard in 2010, which can accommodate ships up to 300,000 tons, has been a prestigious project for Palumbo Group and has significantly shaped the Company's future.

Thanks to the strategic position in the heart of Mediterranean (among the main trade routes) and thanks to the high quality services, Malta soon becomes a Landmark for worldwide ship owners.


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