Since 1960


Collins Machine Works has served the maritime industry for more than 60 years with unparalleled experience in shipbuilding and ship repair. From on-site repairs to submarine propulsion shafting construction, we offer a full range of manufacturing and project management services to ensure that your project is on time and on budget, with all technical requirements met.

Charleston, SC Facility

Pier-side access and heavy crane and lathe capacity at our Charleston facility allow us to handle even the largest challenges. Our Charleston facility allows us to refurbish and manufacture a wide range of propulsion shafting as well as complete shipboard component repairs.

Portsmouth, VA Facility

Our machine shop locations feature state-of-the-art CNC equipment, and highly skilled technicians are positioned to offer comprehensive in-house or on-site machining capabilities.

Our marine services include:

  • Pump Overhauls 
  • Brake Band Manufacturing and Repairs
  • Line Shaft Repairs
  • Emergency On-Board Repairs
  • Laser Alignments
  • Dredging Equipment Repairs
  • Swing Drum Repairs and Manufacturing