Marine Services

Marine Demolition

(New York Harbor)

Sims Metal Management dismantled Piers 13, 14, 62, 63 and 88 in New York Harbor. Additionally, utilizing our in-house demolition and dismantling team, Sims can offer substantial cost advantages that other marine demolition companies cannot.

Processing Capabilities

  • Barging
  • Pier dismantling
  • Heavy lift
  • Salvage
  • Cutting
  • Welding

Projects & Scrap Sources

  • Piers
  • Bulkheads
  • Salvage operations
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Marine Services and Ship Repair

(Providence, Rhode Island)

Formerly known as Promet Marine Services, Sims Metal Management’s Providence, Rhode Island, facility¬†is committed to performing the highest quality marine repair and service with the quickest possible turnaround, because each day your vessel is out of the water means lost revenues to you.

Our facilities, equipment and staff are prepared to handle your vessel’s needs with efficiency on a moment’s notice.


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Our Specialty Skills

  • 24 hour emergency service
  • 400 metric ton marine travelift
  • Sandblasting
  • Spray painting
  • Machining
  • Fabrication
  • Welding
  • Pipe fitting
  • Mechanical repairs
  • Electrical repair
  • Mobile crews
  • Rigging

24-Hour Service, Seven Days a Week

Our facility is located on the Providence River and encompasses over nine (9) acres of land with 1000 ft. of river frontage. Promet can provide material handling via rail or water. Rail service enters our facility from Allens Avenue and extends to our 600 ft. concrete pier, which has 38 feet MLW.

Two Deepwater Berths for Ships up to 700 Ft.

Depths of 38 feet MLW and 25 Feet MLW can accommodate large ocean-going ships, and shore-side steam is available.

Fully Qualified Pipefitters and Trade Craftsmen

Welders and pipefitters are certified to standards required by the US Navy, US Coast Guard and American Bureau of Shipping. We offer the following in-shop and mobile services: welding, brazing, high pressure pipe, stainless, aluminum and copper nickel. We employ rigging specialists who are experienced in working on commercial and US Military vessels.

  • Electrical repair capabilities include motor re-winding trouble-shooting, installation and service on electric motors, marine wiring, marine lighting and generators.
  • Diesel engine repairs. We provide dependable service on main drives and generator drives.
  • Fully equipped and staffed machine shop on hand for parts manufacture.
  • Mechanics and machinists provide complete machine shop services and repair of condensers and heat exchangers.
  • Below waterline repairs evaluated by divers.
  • Painting and sandblasting services.


Contact Us

Our pier-side capability are vessels up to 700 feet LOA. We dry-dock up to 400 metric tons.

E-Mail to Michael Cohen, Shipyard Manager

E-Mail to Joe Bellamy, Operations Manager