Shipyard and Fabrication
The Cooper Group provides shipyard facilities and vessel repair and fabrication through Blakeley Boatworks, Cooper/Wilkins Welding & Machine Co. and Southeastern Propeller Services, all located in Mobile, Alabama.
Situated on 26 acres
New construction and marine repair projects
1,900-short-ton capacity floating Dry Dock
Cooper-Wilkins Welding &Machine Co.
Formed in 1956
Located adjacent to the Alabama State Docks
Initially formed as a “job shop” for welding and machine work.
Cooper-Wilkins’ welders, machinists, managers and support personnel pride themselves on their long standing relationships with their customers by their commitment to excellent service.
Southeastern Propeller Services
Located across from Blakeley Boatworks
15,000+ square-foot repair shop
Additional covered storage
Propeller services include: welding, skeg repair, shaft machining/straightening, bushing replacement and propeller boring
Provider of stevedoring, barge, marine, and logistics services
Specialties include: innovative transfer technologies and seamless cargo movements
Services span the entire reach of the Lower Mississippi River between Southwest Pass and Baton Rouge
Offers barge cleaning
Topside repair services
120' x 70’ 1,200-short-ton-capacity dry dock