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Welding specialist

refit + repair

from stem to stern

Atlantic Canada's Premier vessel Repair and Refit Provider

Trust our expert team for meticulous repairs and extensive refits to ensure your vessel operates at peak performance.

At A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd., our shipyard in Nova Scotia, Canada, stands as a comprehensive and well-equipped facility dedicated to the repair or refit of vessels up to 215 feet. Specializing in working with steel, aluminum, fibreglass, and cutting-edge composites, our shipyard is staffed by highly trained professionals. The facility is fully equipped with modern tools and maintains up-to-date certifications.

Whether it's constructing, repairing, refitting, or converting a vessel, our team at A.F. Theriault takes immense pride in delivering top-notch workmanship. As you engage with us, you'll experience the embodiment of this pride in our craftsmanship. Welcome to A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. – where excellence meets dedication!


Expert vessel Refit, Repair, and Conversion Services

Explore our expert vessel refit, repair, and conversion services tailored to your needs. Our skilled team delivers top-quality craftsmanship, ensuring your vessel is restored to its optimal condition for smooth sailing ahead.

vessel repair services

Rely on our skilled team for precise repairs and comprehensive refits, guaranteeing peak performance for your vessel.

Our capabilities cover a broad spectrum, including, but not limited to:

  • sandblasting and painting

  • installation of fishing equipment, as manufactured on-site

  • electrical upgrade and repair

  • shaft repair, replacement, and alignment

  • propeller repair

  • TCMS and class inspection deficiencies repair

  • complete hydraulic service and repair

  • complete pump and valve service and repair

  • interior finish repair and upgrading

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vessel conversion & refits

A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. provides thorough and personalized transformations tailored to the owner's specifications.

Extensive vessel conversions and refits to owner’s specifications, including:

  • lengthening of existing vessels

  • complete re-powering of vessels

  • complete conversion of vessels

  • complete refit of vessels, including electrical, plumbing, interior finish, electronics, painting, hydraulic and deck equipment

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marine railway system

Supporting Repair and Refit Efforts with 4 Dedicated Marine Railways

The shipyard has marine railways used for repairs and refits. The tides at our facility drop as much as 18 feet, making for an ideal natural location for repairs at low tide.

  • Railway #1 600 Tonne Cradle 120' x 40' (36.6m x 12.2m)

  • Railway #2 1500 Tonne Cradle 145' x 60' (44.2m x 18.3m)

  • Railway #3 300 Tonne Cradle 100' x 38' (30.5m x 11.6m)

  • Railway #4 600 Tonne Cradle

  • Side Transfer Cradle (250 tonnes)

  • 100 Tonne Boat Trailer


Proudly Crafted: Explore Our Vessels

In the current era, Commercial Fishing Boats, Ferries, and Commercial Workboats demand state-of-the-art craftsmanship. We integrate traditional techniques with cutting-edge technologies, constructing vessels up to 150'/45m using Steel, Aluminum, Fibreglass, and Advanced Composites.

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