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  • Your global partner for any shipbuilding project

Shipbuilding

ArcelorMittal continuously works to exceed the high quality and service expectations of our customers, particularly in very competitive sectors such as the shipbuilding market. From products to tailor-made services, ArcelorMittal is your global partner for any shipbuilding project.

Heavy plate offer

ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products offers a wide range of heavy plates for shipbuilding from our two quarto mills in Galati (Romania) and Gijon (Spain). ArcelorMittal heavy plates are used in hulls, decks and structural parts of commercial vessels, cruise liners and ferries and special vessels.

Hot rolled sheets offer

ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products produces hot rolled coils which can be cut to your specifications.

Special markets and applications

Industeel, a wholly owned subsidiary of ArcelorMittal Europe, is the leader in special markets for alloyed plates. Industeel serves specialised sectors such as shipping, oil and gas, nuclear, cryogenic, and specialised distribution markets. Industeel can also provide prefabricated pieces and associated services on request.

Chemical tankers

Industeel has 30-years experience building duplex tankers with a reference list of more than 120 ships and offers a wide range of lean duplex and super-duplex grades.

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers

Industeel has developed a wide range of nickel-alloyed ferritic and stainless steels specially designed for cryogenic gas storage and transportation.  Cryogenic transportation demands the highest levels of safety. Industeel’s CryElso® range ensures the best balance between strength, toughness and weldability.

Special grades for military vessels

Steels for submarine hulls have additional requirements in terms of mechanical performance (high yield strength), workability (forming and welding) and internal cleanliness. These specifications are met by our high yield strength plate grades such as 80 HLES, HY100, NQ1, and 100 HLES.

Innovative cabin and interior solutions

ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products has developed a unique range of steels and pre-painted steels to meet the most demanding aesthetic, performance and environmental requirements.

Aluzinc® Florelis is a metallic coated steel containing aluminium (55%), zinc (43.4%) and a touch of silicon (1.6%). The unique, glittering silvery spangled coating of Aluzinc® Florelis makes it an outstanding product for ceilings, walls or even as coverings for desks and other furniture.

ArcelorMittal’s Nature collection of prepainted steels is completely free of substances of very high concern (SVHC) and contains no chromium or other heavy metals.

Value for our customers

Thanks to ArcelorMittal Distribution Solutions we can provide cut-to-length sheets for hot rolled, pre-painted and metallic steels.

ArcelorMittal has developed long and close relationships with most of the biggest shipbuilders in Europe. With our long experience in the sector, we are a reliable and trusted partner for these companies.

Our highly experienced customer support team is available at every stage and is fully dedicated to meet the most demanding customer requirements.

Active technical support from ArcelorMittal Global R&D

ArcelorMittal Global R&D has a wealth of experience in structural design. Eurocodes are used for our calculations. Based on experimental tests and numerical modelling, our experts can help you to optimise the structure of your vessel.