Business Office:400 East Indian River Road  Norfolk, Virginia 23523 USA
Phone: (757) 545.2414 Toll Free: 1 (800) 265.6627 FAX: (757) 543.2480  
E-mail: colonna@colonnaship.com

COLONNA DOWN RIVER DIVISION

Colonna Down River Division is a mobile, full-service Marine Repair Contractor, specializing in ship repair. Our parent company, Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc., was founded in 1875 and is the oldest family owned full service private shipyard in the United States.

A skilled and qualified workforce representing the full spectrum of marine trades is the backbone of our service and our most valued asset. Our short notice, rapid response staff of professionals is available 24 hours a day 365 day a year. Colonna Down River Division’s fleet of portable and versatile equipment coupled with our certified mechanics can be utilized for a myriad of time and material or fixed price contracts. Additionally, we offer complete inside machine shop facilities and a high capacity steel fabrication shop. Our Managerial skill and technical ability facilitates both import and underway repairs.

The foundation of our success rests securely on safe, quality, on time production. We understand the importance of getting the job done right and on schedule. We maintain order and discipline in all aspects of job processing. Our professional management staff and skilled work force specializes in planning, logistic control, engineering design, supervision and quality assurance. We believe that exceeding our customer expectations is necessary to ensure our sustained growth.

Whether you have a minor repair or a multi million dollar project our professionals are ready to deliver on time and within budget. Service with Colonna Down River Division starts and ends with our commitment to excellence.

    TEL 757.962.0441 ,   FAX 757.962.0420 ,    Toll Free 1.800.265.6627

24/7 RAPID RESPONSE    Charlie Sutton, Director     757- 816-0643    

The rapid repair division of Colonna’s Shipyard known as Colonna Down River Division , is a versatile extension of the shipyard designed to mobilize outside the gate on a 24/7 basis for pierside and underway emergency or pre- planned voyage repairs.

Colonna Down River Division is a full service Marine Repair Contractor bringing all of the topside resources of a major shipyard directly to your vessel for timely and efficient repairs to minimize port downtime. Our skilled and qualified workforce represents the full spectrum of marine trades, including but not limited to welders, ship fitters, electricians, pipe fitters, machinists, and painters. We are prepared to mobilize on short notice everyday of the year, around the clock.

In addition to portable machine and equipment shops that are deliverable pierside or lifted onboard when containerized, our mechanics are supported by the main shipyard assets which include inside machine shops with lathe capacity up to 200 tons , and structural steel fabrication of virtually any dimension. Further, our managerial, technical and supervisory skills combine these human and equipment values to ensure a high quality result for each project.

Colonna Down River Division is your solution for emergency repairs either underway with our port-to-port riding crews or pierside at the terminal. We are flexible and responsive to any topside repair requirement whether a minor repair or high dollar improvement. Our commitment to you is to ensure a professional, fairly priced, and timely completion of work within a framework of excellence at every level.

Charlie Sutton
Director of Operations, Colonna Down River Division
csutton@colonnaship.com
TEL: 757-816-0643

MOBILE RAPID RESPONSE   

24/7 AT VESSEL LOCATION   

PORT-TO-PORT RIDING REPAIR CREWS

MULTIPLE SHIPYARD TRADES

BADGED SUPERVISION  & PERSONNEL 

PORTABLE & CONTAINERIZED EQUIPMENT

MAIN SHIPYARD FABRICATION & MACHINING SUPPORT