New lathe installed
We now have our new lathe installed. It is up and running and looks very impressive. Here are some of its key details:
· Swing over bed = 32”
· Swing over cross slide = 21”
· Swing over gap = 44”
· Gap width = 11”
· Centre to centre distance = 17’
· Spindle bore = 6”
We also have five machinists on staff to serve your needs, with 100 years combines experience.

Company Profile

Alberni Engineering has been operating in Port Alberni, on Vancouver Islands West Coast since 1914. This shipyard has produced a large number of quality vessels such as tug boats, side-winders, for the logging industry, seine and trawling fishing vessels, barges, skiffs, live fish transport barges, water taxis, work boats and supply boats. Most vessels produced are in the 15' to 95' range, however larger vessels can be built. The company also produces its own line of marine equipment such as nozzles, anchors, towing pins and winches, trawl winches and custom made equipment. The company is capable of producing in both steel and aluminum and work can be done to ISO-9002 standards.

The company has a large fabrication area with over 20,000 square feet under cover and 7 overhead cranes. Vessels up to 30m in length can be built inside. Two marine lifts (150 ton each) and a 250 ton marine railway are on site. For larger vessels up to 100,000 dwt and 356 meters in length work is done at the graving dock in Esquimalt.

The fabrication/ welding shop is equipped with a break, shear, set of rolls, computerized burning table, ect. The large machine shop has among other equipment 7 lathes for work to 78" diameter and 36' long. A propeller repair shop for repairs up to 84" in diameter is on site. The mechanic shop will do complete rebuilds and/ or tune up on all diesel engines. Electrical repair department is equipped to do extensive repair work.
Alberni Engineering is also engaged in the manufacture and supply of equipment for the logging, sawmill, and pulp & paper industry.

General Information & Sales:
Steve Dunagan
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