Huntington Ingalls Industries
Building on a Legacy of Success

Building On A Legacy of Success

Founded in 1938, Avondale has a rich history and a legendary presence in the world of shipbuilding and American manufacturing. Throughout more than seven decades of continuous operation, Avondale has produced more than 300 ships and vessels and amassed unmatched experience in designing, engineering, constructing and maintaining a diverse group of military and commercial vessels. Starting as a barge repair and construction company, Avondale evolved over 75 years to build some of the most complex projects in the world. Now, we are building on our success. Our expertise as a complex shipbuilder uniquely qualifies Avondale to provide modular solutions for the energy industry.

Unmatched Capabilities at Your Service

Leveraging our unmatched capabilities in engineering and modular construction, Avondale provides solutions and products to customers in the energy and natural resource industries including, Upstream Oil & Gas, Downstream Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Power, and Metals & Mining Markets.

A Part of Huntington Ingalls Industries

As part of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Avondale is backed by the design and engineering strengths of the nation’s premier shipbuilder. For more than a century, in Virginia and on the Gulf Coast, Huntington Ingalls Industries has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Huntington Ingalls employs more than 37,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California.


Avondale solutions

Avondale Provides Solutions for the Following Projects:

  • Upstream Oil & Gas- Offshore Systems, Including Platforms, Topsides, Subsea Structures, Rigs, Jackets, Living Quarters, SPARs, and FPSOs, Onshore Oil & Gas Production
  • Midstream Oil & Gas - Compressor Stations, Processing Facilities, Pump Stations, Storage Facilities, Central Gathering Processing Facilities
  • Downstream Oil & Gas- Refinery Process Units, Petrochemical Facilities, Gas Processing, LNG (Import and Export), Process Modules from Truckable size to Mega Modules

Avondale Can Produce Manufactured Products Including:

  • Water Treatment
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Living Quarters
  • Pipe Racks
  • And more

Avondale Ship Programs and Industrial Projects Include:

  • Navy, Coast Guard and Commercial Ship Programs
    • U.S. Coast Guard Healy Icebreaker
    • San Antonio Class LPD Program
    • Polar Class Tankers
    • Bob Hope Military Sea Lift Ships
    • Henry J. Kaiser Class Auxiliary Oil Tankers
  • Industrial Projects
    • Modularized Processing Plants
    • Semi-Submersible Self-Propelled Drill Rigs
    • Vidalia Hydroelectric Power Plant – 192 Megawatts
    • Product Carriers
    • 800 Bed Floating Prison Barge
    • Turbine Accessory Bases
    • Barges
    • And More