STELMA T.S.A. has been active in the shipbuilding industry since 2006 with great success, executing a large number of projects, such as:
The company is active since 2006 in the Saint Nazaire shipyard on the western coast of France, within the framework of a multi-year contract with the shipyard’s owner company, STX EUROPE (formerly AKER YARDS). Within the framework of this contract, STELMA T.S.A., through its French branch, has executed blasting and painting works on some of the world’s largest cruise vessels owned by the Italian owner ΜSC CRUISES (POESIA, MAGNIFICA, MUSICA, SPLENDIDA, DIVINA, ORCHESTRA, etc.), the Finnish company TALLINK CRUISES and the Norwegian company NCL (NORWEGIAN EPIC). Furthermore, our company, in collaboration with the French multinational enterprise ALSTOM MARINE, has undertaken anti-corrosion protection works on LNG ships owned by Gaz de France, the State LNG Company. Currently, STELMA is executing blasting-painting works on the tanks and the engine room of the largest cruise vessel being constructed in the world, the Oasis Class Harmony of the Seas (Α34) of the American owner Royal Caribbean International, with an option for corresponding contract on a sister ship (Β34) of the same company.
STELMA T.S.A. successfully completed coating maintenance works subcontracted by the French DCNS Group, which is in charge of servicing the French military fleet. Specifically, STELMA undertook painting works on the minesweeper ship ‘’Pegase’’, and blasting – painting of fuel tanks on the battle-cruiser ‘’Guepratte’’.
Among the projects completed by STELMA are river boats owned by the leisure company ‘’Vedettes de Paris’’. The works took place on the banks of the Sein River in Paris, where the boats cover tourist and commercial routes. The hulls were sandblasted and repainted, and interiors were refurbished and painted.
STELMA has specialized in carrying out anti-corrosion maintenance works on research vessels all around the world. In addition to the minesweeper Pegase in the DCNS shipyard in Toulon, the company has executed painting works with hot mix spray pumps on the icebreaker Botnica in the Dunkerque shipyard in France, and hydro-blasting and coating works on the oceanographer Aegeo, owned by the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, in the Perama shipyard in Piraeus.
STELMA maintains the manpower and knowhow to carry out paint repair/renovation works on cabin cruisers and private yachts. Among the many projects completed by the company, one that stands out is the execution of specialized paint works on one of the world’s largest yachts, the MTY OCTOPUS, owned by Paul Allen, co-owner of Microsoft Corporation, at Saint Nazaire in France.