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Israel Shipyards

Company nameIsrael Shipyards Ltd.
Company typePrivately held limited company Previously a Government-owned corporation
IndustryShipbuilding, Defence
Founded1959
HeadquartersHaifa, Israel
Key peopleSamy Katsav (Chairman since 1995), Avi Shahaf (General Manager since 1995)
ProductsMissile boats, Patrol Boats, Tugboats, Multipurpose Boats and Cranes
Revenue 148 million (2007)
Employees378 employees

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Israel Shipyards is one of the largest shipbuilding and repair facilities in the eastern Mediterranean. The company also operates the first and only privately owned port in Israel.

The company’s facilities are located at the Kishon Port (part of the Port of Haifa complex) include a floating dry dock with 20,000 tons of lifting capacity and a 900 meters long wharf with 12 meters of water depth.


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