1991 – 1995
12th January 1991 – Establishing of the company. Maintenance of Bulgarian and Greek owned vessels. Innovative organization for prompt and quality repairs at competitive price levels. The average number of employees is 250.
1995 – 2000
1995 – 1998 – First stage of the Yard infrastructure is completed, including workshops, cranes, equipment and energy sources.
February 1999 – Floating dock No.1 with lifting capacity of 18 000 t is set in operation.
1999 – The company acquires quality management system certificate ISO 9001:2000 by the Lloyd Register Quality Assurance and becomes one of the first shipyards in Bulgaria working under its regulations. The average number of employees is 450.
2000 – 2005
The company marketing is globally focused and strong positions have been gained. The company invests in modern equipment for welding, hydro blasting, tank coating, metal processing. Own non-destructive laboratory is established. Own training center is established.
2005 – The second stage of the shipyard infrastructure for shipbuilding and repair is completed. The average number of employees is 670.
2006 – until present
2006 – Floating dock No.2 with lifting capacity of 8 500 tons, suitable for both ship building and repair is set in operation. The company starts its shipbuilding activity of sophisticated ships “one of a kind”, with reliable track records for specialized vessels. The first ship’s conversion, including lengthening, widening and retrofitting is successfully carried out.2016 – Investments made in new hull workshop, which will be fully covered, with heavy crane equipment for elaboration of large sections, blocks and indoor building of specialized ships.
Nowadays MTG Dolphin is one of the leading shipyards in Black Sea/ Mediterranean Sea region. More than 25 years of experience in repairs of vessels of up to 60’000t. More than 10 years of building of highly technological and complex vessels of up to 16’000t. More than 700 professionals.
And above all, we still maintain our passion for improving our services and products.