The shipyard is building vessels and barges under the supervision all common class societies and has customers all around the globe including The Netherlands. In the recent history the yard built tugboats, container ships, cement carriers, bulk carriers, floating crane barges, submergible vessels and dry-docks and many flattop barges. TABmarine is the sole sales agent for Yahua outside Asia.

Nantong Yahua Shipbuilding Group Co., LTD.

This private owned shipyard is situated along the Yangtzhe river and was founded in 2002. It has a long track record in the supply of vessels and barges to customers all over the world.

With 1500 staff members and an area of 250.000 square meters this yard occupies 1.100 meters of quay and has 4 s

slipways. The biggest slipway can handle vessels up to 400 x 80 meters while the total output of the shipyard is 100.000 MT of steel construction per annual.


The company covers an area of 33.350 square meters whereof buildings are 22.000 square meters. A total of 130 employees including design and calculation office, QC-department, NDT testing and DNV, ABS and CCS qualified welders this ISO9001:2015 certified company is producing World Class components for the shipbuilding industry in required standards like DIN or AISI. TABmarine is the world sole-sales agent for Far Voyage with exception of the Asian market.Products:

  • Bollards
  • Hatches
  • Manholes
  • Ladders and stairs
  • Warping rollers, pedestal mounted Warping rollers
  • Fairleads with horizontal and vertical rollers
  • Mooring chocks
  • Mooring bits
  • Steel (watertight) doors
  • Steel Construction works
  • Removable Railing Systems
  • Ventilation Mushrooms

In case the products need to have welded letters this company has an own designed automatic welding machine to ensure the welding letters have a bright look.


Located in the Shanghai Free Trade zone, in the center of the maritime supply chain, SHBM is for over 20 years one of China’s most successful suppliers of marine store’s and shipbuilding equipment. The cooperation between SHBM and TABmarine strengthen the supply chain to all shipping lines and make it possible to order your ship’s supplies 24/7 for delivery next day. The cooperation between the owners of SHBM and TABmarine is existing already for over 12 years and contains the supply of a broad range of products and services:


  • Anchors (HHP Pool type, HHP Flipper type, Danforth type, Shark type) from 75 up to 15.000 kg
  • Anchor Chains, black tarred and galvanized
  • High Polished Stainless Steel anchor pocket’s, mooring chocks and bollards for the yacht and cruise industry
  • High Polished Stainless Steel anchors for the yacht industry
  • Deck fittings and Lashing Equipment
  • Steel Wire rope, slings, shackles etc
  • Tagging cable’s
  • Life Saving equipment


  • Ship’s stores for both harbor’s Shanghai and Rotterdam