Colonna's Shipyard

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Although over 140 years old, Colonna’s Shipyard has not stood still with respect to modernization. Colonna’s has made the capital investments necessary for improvements in efficiency and productivity. Colonna’s Shipyard continues to plan for the future by building an additional Floating Drydock (planned 2017). It will have a Lifting capacity 11,500 metric tons, an overall length of 595 feet, Inside width 108 feet and plans are to be operational in early 2017.


Newport News, VA 23607

Job Openings

At Colonna’s we know the value in each and every employee. Your ideas can take root among a talented team of successful leaders and high achievers-committed to quality, that can deliver results, and are dedicated to family and the growth of our shipyard. There is room to grow at Colonna’s Shipyard where your work and work ethic will shine through and where you are not just another face in the crowd.
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Apprenticeship Program

Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc’s Apprentice Program provides employment while learning a skilled trade under the guidance of some of the most experienced craftspeople in the industry. With hands-on, one-on-one training you will get the help and guidance that is needed to become a leader in whichever field that you choose. We will invest in your training and development, and provide you with the technical skills you'll need to be successful in your respective trade. Our family will also provide you with the broader skills to help you succeed throughout your career. Here at Colonna's Shipyard you are not just a number-- you have a name and are an important part of our family. For more information: Some occupations for apprenticeships:

Occupations Employed

Colonna’s Shipyard is looking for highly skilled and enthusiastic craftsmen to join our team.

Training Partners

We work with community partners to prepare qualified candidates for employment: