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    Aquatic fiberglass tank assembly

    Platypus Marine got the opportunity to do something a little different in the assembly of fiberglass rearing tanks for the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, WA. The tanks will be used to raise and nurture a variety of sea creatures, including two juvenile spotted … Continue reading

    Bulbous Bow Fabrication & Installation

    Platypus Marine is well versed in Bulbous Bow fabrication and installation. A Bulbous Bow is a protruding bulb located at the bow of a ship just below the waterline. Bulbs work well for vessels generally greater than 50 feet and the purpose of … Continue reading

    Surfbird – Awlgrip Paint Job

    ‘Surfbird’ is a 115′ foot Steel luxury expedition yacht built by B&B Boat Builders that Platypus has had the pleasure of seeing visit several times. During her 6-week stay in the 200’ long, heated “Commander Building”, we performed hull and second … Continue reading

    Karen Evich – Full Paint

    Karen Evich is a 58’ steel fishing vessel that was hauled out for repairs at Pacific Northwest shipyard Platypus Marine.  While located in the indoor facility, this hardworking fishing vessel underwent a complete sandblast and full commercial paint job, using … Continue reading

    Silverado Generator Refit 2016

    Silverado generator refit 2016 – a 120-foot Willard, has been a loyal customer of Platypus Marine since 2001. She’s come to our yard a total of 21 times. While located in our indoor shipyard Facility, the following work included but was … Continue reading

    USN YC 1665 Overhaul

    USN YC-1665, a 110′ barge was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard for an extensive dry dock period. Platypus Marine workers removed wildlife growth, rubber fenders and expired zinc anodes to prepare for exterior sandblasting. During the same time frame, the Naval … Continue reading

    Bella Nile – Window replacement

    Bella Nile is a 65’ Mickelson M/Y that was recently launched from Platypus Marine Inc. During her extensive dry-dock period the following repairs included but were not limited to, enlarging the starboard side rudder as well as installing two genset … Continue reading

    Catherine Kate – Full Paint

    Catherine Kate, 58′ Delta Fishing Vessel was hauled out of the Port Angeles Harbor for her extensive drydock period. While in our Pacific Northwest Shipyard she was sanded down and then had   multiple coats of Awlgrip applied to the … Continue reading

    Provider, Remodeled Crab Fishing Boat

    Provider, a 27 ft fishing vessel, has been a new build construction since 2013 and has gone over multiple refits at our facility.  Platypus Marine has had the pleasure to work alongside a local fisherman as we improved his continuously … Continue reading

    Celeste II 2016 – Revarnish and Bottom Paint

    Celeste II 2016 , a 40’ Wood Sailing Yacht was hauled out at Platypus Marine for her extensive dry dock period. Celeste II 2016 –  Platypus Marine has partnered with Celeste owners Seth and Ellen on their adventures as one … Continue reading

    Puget Sound Annual Maintenance

    Puget Sound, a 74 ft Nordlund Pilot boat, was hauled out at Platypus Marine for Annual Maintenance. The Pilot boat  while located inside of our indoor shipyard facility originally came in for new anti-fouling bottom paint and zinc replacement. Work included … Continue reading

    Pacific Pride

    Pacific Pride, 50’ Kettenburg fishing vessel was hauled out at Platypus Marine for her indoor dry-dock maintenance. While located in Platypus Marine the vessel had its running gear removed, repaired and then reinstalled. In addition Platypus painters applied 1 coat … Continue reading

    Assurance

    Assurance, 60′ steel Schooner Crab/Tuna Fishing vessel was hauled out at Platypus Marine for her extended drydock period inside our indoor facility. While located in the pacific northwest shipyard, Platypus Marine painters sanded down and used owner supplied paint on the … Continue reading

    United States Army Mulberry ST 914

    United States Army Mulberry ST 914 was recently launched and put back in service, ahead of schedule and within budget. The hardworking vessel was hauled out at the Platypus Marine shipyard for an extended period and had major dry dock … Continue reading

    Qualay Squallum – Overhaul

    Qualay Squallum – Overhaul,  58′ Jensen Fishing Vessel was hauled out at Platypus Marine Inc for its extended drydock period.  While located in our indoor shipyard facility, the knowledgeable and experienced captain had the following work completed by his crew and … Continue reading

    United States Army Schoharie ST 905

    United States Army Schoharie ST 905 was recently launched and put back in service, ahead of schedule and within budget. She was hauled out at the Platypus Marine shipyard for an extended period and had major dry dock repairs performed. … Continue reading

    Grand Slam – Veneer Repairs

    Grand Slam – Veneer Repairs , a 65’ Fleming M/Y was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard for extensive repairs and maintenance. The knowledgeable and experienced captain directed Platypus Marine technicians to have the following work including the servicing and … Continue reading

    Celeste Update #5!

    We last wrote from Kodiak, a wonderful town where we met a lot of very friendly people. As well as completing necessary chores like laundry, internet, fuel, and groceries, we had fun hiking the hill behind town. We really fell … Continue reading

    USN YC-1636 – Complete Overhaul

    USN YC-1636 , a 110′ barge was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard for an extensive dry dock period. Platypus Marine Workers removed wildlife growth, rubber fenders and expired zinc anodes to prepare for exterior sandblasting. During the same time frame, … Continue reading

    USN UFDD-40 and UFDD-117

    USN UFDD-40 and UFDD-117 , were hauled out at Platypus Marine for their scheduled extensive drydock period. While being located at the indoor shipyard, the following work included but was not limited to, removing old wildlife growth, along with the  rubber fenders … Continue reading