Sheridan Shipyard - South Point, Ohio

OH River Mile 320.4
Sheridan Shipyard
McGinnis Sheridan Shipyard

Located at Ohio River Mile 320 on the Right Descending bank, this facility is a Full Service Shipyard for all your inland river repair needs. 3 Drydocks 1800 ton to 2500 ton capacity up to 6000 HP towboats. Currently operating 2 full shifts, and can staffed 24 hours a day / 7 days a week as needed. The Drydocks are focused on Towboat quick up and down, Sub Chapter M Internal Structural Exam and Drydock Credit repairs.

Also McGinnis, Inc Sheridan Shipyard has a 1200 ton marine ways system and 11+ Barge/Boat working areas on Rail for inspection and efficient repairs. Repairs are supported by an onsite fabrication shop complete with a 40’ – 1500 ton tandem press break and a 42’ plasma cutting table. Tank Barge ISE and Drydock Inspections, Dry cargo barge repair, Overlays, major damage repairs.

New Construction is completed on land using the marine ways for launching, 230 Ton Crane on shore and 100 ton floating crane. This allows Equipment changes on vessels and barges including Engines, Gears, pumps, and major components, and can transload dry barges if required in the South Point area.

These systems provide full new construction and major Refurbishment capability for all your barge and towboat needs. A second set of marine ways can also be utilized for controlled launch of all equipment with newly applied paint coating systems.

Our fully enclosed and atmospherically controlled Blast and Paint facility is an industry leader in environmental stewardship and production efficiency. 70,000 sq ft under roof containing an automated blast system and paint booth capable of accommodating up to 300’x54’ tank barges. Our professional coating applicators use the latest in paint spray technology. Our automated blast system utilizes a state of the art shot recovery and recycling system. An air filtration system captures volatile organic materials (VOC’s) and dust particles from entering the atmosphere during the blast and paint process. The 22,000 cfm compressed air system contains a strategic mix of centrifugal and rotary screw compressors to produce the most energy efficient air possible. Multi-use heat and storm water recovery systems are utilized throughout the facility.

In addition to the corporate responsibility of partnering with an environmental award winning facility, the turnaround times and quality paint coatings applied in a controlled environment 365 days a year make the McGinnis Sheridan Shipyard THE choice for maintaining your marine assets.

This location is ideal to have access to all McGinnis’ additional services for Barge Fleeting, Cleaning, and Mid America Fuels Midstream service for Fuel, Lube and supplies.

South Point Sheridan Shipyard Major services:

  • Towboat repair – Drydock, and topside
  • Barge Repair – Drydock, Marine ways, and topside
  • Gas Free Services provided at Mid American Fuels miles up river
  • Full Service Machine shop, Propeller repair, and Fabrication
  • Full Painting service in Barge Paint V=Facility and for towing vessels on Drydock
  • New Construction vessels – Barges, Work Flats, Drydocks, and Towboats
  • Floating Crane services for major lifts, transloading, equipment set up
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