Shop Services:


With 40 plus years of being in the Hydraulic Industry we pride ourselves on the quality service work we offer. Headed by Rod Tibbo, our Service Manager, our service centre is complete with Certified Hydraulic Technicians that have all the experience and expertise necessary to complete the job scope that you request.

Our Service Centre Includes:

Mobile Services:

For those jobs that require us to come to you we are completely prepared. Whether you are around the corner or in another province or country, we have a long history of hitting the road to service our customers.

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Technical Services:

East Coast Hydraulics offers a variety of technical services:

Load Testing Services:

Certified Load Cell and Rigging to perform load tests.


Certifications – pressure and cleanliness, Testing for hydraulic flow, pressure, temperature.

Other Services:

  • Hose Management
  • Pressure Testing
  • Flushing of systems and Flushing of Oil to ISO I NAS specifications
  • Schematic design & drawing
  • Dehydration of system
  • Test Stand Services
  • Tube Bending
  • Filtrated Fluid transfers

2 Full Service Bays

Our service bays are complete service centres, the 5 ton cranes allow for safe and efficient lifting of heavy equipment, the technicians have plenty of space to work properly out of the elements to complete your repair properly.

Custom Test Stand

Our 150HP test stand allows for complete operation of customer components to ensure they’re meeting the proper standards and specifications.

Flushing Units

Our in shop flushing unit allows us to condition your oil to a cleanliness level that you choose, we also have mobile flushing units to allow for mobile use.

Dehydration Unit

Our HydacTM FAMH dehydration unit allows us to remove both free-standing and saturated water from your hydraulic system, it is an offline system that allows for use while your system is in operation or while not in use.

Pressure Chamber

Our pressure chamber is used to test hydraulic lines up to 20,000 psi, so that the hose can be certified for use to the standard you require.

Complete Hose & Fittings Centre

Our hose and fittings department has a full compliment of carbon and stainless steel fittings offered in both standard and metric sizes.  Our shop carries more inventory than any other vendor on the island and has another 17 locations that our re-selling partners offer the same products.

Complete Cylinder Shop

Our Cylinder shop is complete with 2 technicians with over 40 years of experience in cylinder repair – complete with 4 lathes and the only TuxcoTM Cylinder Repair Bench in the province – click to go to Hydraulic Cylinder Shop.

Machine Shop & Fabrication Shop

Our service centre includes equipment and personnel to fabricate parts or components necessary for some repairs. Room for inside work on boom trucks, dump truck, excavators, and more.We have a +2 acre laydown yard and work yard for working on larger equipment, or for quick turnaround for units that need to get back to their worksite.

Our bay doors open directly to our yard which allows full access to all of our tools and equipment.

Fishing Vessels

East Coast Hydraulics has a long standing relationship with those which make a livelihood from the fishing industry. Whatever your need is we have two locations and our mobile services to keep your vessel and equipment ready to ensure you have hassle free trips out to catch your quota.

Shipyard Services

East Coast Hydraulics has a long history of working with Shipyards to complete their work scope for customers.
Many shipyards bid work that includes expansive hydraulic scopes of work as well as their regular refit work, and we
have been working alongside yards such as Newdock’s St. John’s Dockyard,  Glovertown Shipyard, and in the Port of Lewisporte Newfoundland for many years.


Specializing in hydraulic trouble shooting, installations, and repairs we can help in all stages of the yards work, including quoting on jobs for bidding purposes to equipment and component shop testing and sea trials.


We also have a fleet of rental equipment available for Shipyards when the time comes that the yard themselves do not have enough of or that specific equipment within their own fleet.

Plant Equipment

Process and Production equipment such as hydraulic presses, assembly line conveyors, ramps, lifts, roller systems and hydraulic jacks can all be addressed through our mobile service center. Some customers with fixed equipment and that we have serviced include the Marine Institute and their Hydraulic Simulators, the National Research Center and their wave tanks, and Scotia Recycling and their Bailer system for recycled materials. Schlumberger and Newfoundland Liquor Corp include other customers with unique in-house equipment. We also can provide filter change-outs and Technical Services such as oil sampling.

Offshore Oil & Gas Services

East Coast Hydraulics offers service to those requiring special needs for equipment that will be used in the Offshore Oil & Gas Sector, equipment to be used sub sea, and mobilization and de-mobilization services during equipment installation aboard vessels heading offshore. Whether Transport Canada or Class need to be involved, we have been working with both national and international customers to meet whatever standards and regulations are required to ensure that the equipment either we supply or the customer supplies is safe and ready for operation once at sea. We offer a variety of inspection and certification services, and when necessary we will partner with other local inspection and integrity service companies to complete the required tasks.


Subsea Services

For equipment going subsea, we can also work with the customer to modify existing equipment or design, fabricate, and test new equipment that will be working at both shallow and great depths beneath the ocean’s surface.

Hydraulics Specifications can change with water temperature as well ROV equipment can require special needs to work properly subsea.


Mainland Services

We have a history of going the extra mile to service our customers both figuratively and literally. Is your job happening out of our Newfoundland borders, if so, don’t hesitate to ask if we can still be made available. We have traveled from Nunavut to Panama to service customer hydraulic needs.

  • Western Geco
  • Northern Transportation
  • Government of Nunavut

Mobile Equipment

Working on a job on site and cannot get the equipment moved, downtime is a part of everyone’s business, unexpected and costly, we can attend your work site and help hydraulically.

  • Ocean Ex
  • Harvey’s Auto Carrier
  • St. John’s International Airport


We offer services from every stage of an offshore program:

  • Consultation with the customer on equipment requirements
  • Ship’s equipment layout
  • Inspection and testing of ship’s provided hydraulic system
  • Meeting regulations
  • Equipment Rental
  • Equipment Fabrication
  • Mobilization aboard vessel
  • Proof Testing
  • Offshore Technician I Operator Services
  • De-mobilization
  • Post Program Debriefing

Marine Services

Our business was built on the water, some of our longest tenured customers are marine industry related. Our experience on that which floats is unparalleled in the hydraulics sector. From bow thruster to steering, anchor windlass to FiFi, and every part in between we are ready to help. If you are a Ships Broker do not hesitate to contact us to help with any foreign vessel that may be coming to our waters.

  • Coastal Shipping
  • Canship Ugland
  • Teeykay
  • Woodwards Group
  • St. Pierre Ferry System
  • Newfoundland Provincial Ferry System

2 Full Service Bays

Our service bays are complete service centres, the 5 ton cranes allow for safe and efficient lifting of heavy equipment, the technicians have plenty of space to work properly out of the elements to complete your repair properly.