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The experience to get the job done!

Lightship Group was formed in 1983 and has grown to be one of the most respected small marine engineering, standby generator, and ship repair firms on the East Coast. Lightship has operated for over thirty years and is headquartered on the western side of the Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, with additional support provided from our Davisville, RI shop facility. Lightship is an organization of engineers and technical personnel whose experience covers a broad range of engineering and service applications, providing past and current clients with innovative approaches and state of the art techniques, always with an eye towards cost-saving solutions.

Whether your need is planned or unplanned maintenance, or repairs large and small, our generator and ship repair technicians are on call 24-hours a day. If your needs are more advanced, our engineering department will come up with the solution using in-house tools such as vibration analysis, infrared thermography, laser alignment, and field balancing. Our generator group handles sales and 24-hour service on generators of all manufacturers, from 6 kilowatt to over 1 megawatt. Whatever your need, marine or industrial, Lightship Group can get it done!

  • Over 3 decades of experience

  • Engineering

    vibration analysis, thermographic infrared surveys, laser alignment, dynamic balancing, and wear particle (lube oil) analysis.

  • Fabrication & Repair

    Marine Fabrication, dock side repairs, voyage repairs, marine engineering, generator installation & repair.

  • Solutions

    vessel activation and deactivation, Pier Surveys, Vessel Mooring and Heavy Weather Plans, Computerized Maintenance Management Systems


  • Also

  • Industrial Fabrication

    With our machine and fabrication shop we have the means to get the job done.

  • Welding Services

    we have ABS certified welders with the experience and expertise to get the job done.

  • 24 hour crews

    Need a job done fast? we have the man power to work around the clock to get the job done.

  • Predictive Maintenace

    Lightship's Technical Services Group offers a wide range of predictive and preventative maintenance techniques to assist you in ensuring minimal downtime. With our wide range of condition monitoring methods, we find problems before they shut you down.