Services & principals
Astican is a privately owned shiprepair yard with a staff of about 200 plus subcontractors, and whose main activity is the repair, maintenance and conversion of all kinds of vessel. The yard which was founded in 1973, became fully operative in 1976. Astican’s modern installations, particularly its lifting platform drydocking system and skilled workforce, respond to the quality and service that shipowners demand according to the strictest international standards. Astican is located in the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), off the north-west coast of Africa and at the crossroads of the Atlantic linking Europe, Africa and the Americas. The special geographical situation of the Canary Islands, with their average temperature of 21.3º C all year round and a very low rainfall level, makes the performance of jobs easy and with no competion in what to weather conditions is concerned. Best repair and service centre specialized in offshore units, such as drilling rigs, supply vessels, diving support units, anchor handling vessels, etc. Wide experience in any type of repair , maintenance and upgrade works on mentioned units and also assistance to specialized companies related to this market. From simple repairs to complex outfittings and upgrades, Astican is the best solution in the Western coast of Africa.