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Commercial Vessel Refit

Port Nelson – your choice for commercial vessel refit

Port Nelson offers a modern infrastructure with comprehensive facilities and 24/7 services to shipping lines and to the Nelson engineering and refit cluster.


Services & Skills  

  • Nelson based engineering companies have worked on marine refit and build projects over many years for local, national and international clients across most marine sectors.
  • They offer skilled project management, quality materials, traditional techniques and innovative solutions to complex engineering requirements.
  • Port Nelson has the third largest slipway in New Zealand, with a growing record in tuna vessel refits.  
  • The location of the port means that everything is very close to the job in hand.

 Location & Climate

  • Port Nelson lies at the head of Tasman Bay, sheltered from the southerly air-flows that bring most of New Zealand’s cold weather.
  • Nelson has the highest annual sunshine hours in New Zealand, an average of more than 45 hours of sunshine a week, with little working time lost to rain-days.

Lifestyle & Recreation

  • Nelson has three beautiful national parks nearby, vineyards, restaurants, cafes and beaches.
  • The region offers almost everything off duty staff could want to do from mountain-biking to visiting craft breweries.

Read more here about Nelson vessel build and refit services  (link to PDF)