Category Archives: Commercial
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
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
Safeboats – Platypus Marine has been performing corrosion control coating applications to a series of new build, high speed, Military Patrol boats. Over the Course of the last year Platypus Marine has completed on time and within budget on all … Continue reading
Juan de Fuca, a 74’ Nordlund Pilot boat, was hauled out a Platypus Marine for a main engine re-powering project. She also received fresh bottom paint, new zincs and prop speed to her jet drive impellers. The Juan de Fuca … Continue reading
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has employed Platypus Marine to provide logistical services to a couple of their Wind Assessment Buoys (WABs), also know as Wind Sentinels. They are manufactured by AXYS Technologies, Inc., in Sidney, British Columbia, and were … Continue reading
Puget Sound, a 74.2 ft Nordlund Pilot boat, was hauled out for new anti-fouling bottom paint and zinc replacement. She was also polished and waxed from top to bottom, and had Prop speed applied to the stern gear. Puget Sound … Continue reading
Arctic Tern, a 73’ (Steel) Oil Spill Response Vessel was hauled out for a few minor repairs and to facilitate a USCG inspection. For More Pictures of Commercial Vessels like Arctic Tern check out our Pinterest!
Marlins II, a hard working 84’ Jensen Marine steel fishing vessel out of Westport Washington recently launched after several weeks in the Platypus yard. She had her hull topsides prepped and painted along with new anti-fouling paint in zincs. A … Continue reading
The ‘Yukon Queen II’ is a 100 foot aluminum catamaran which was built in Australia. She was hauled out, inspected and launched from Platypus Marine this week, and is ready to go back to work. The ‘Yukon Queen II’ is … Continue reading
A 72′ high speed catamaran, the ‘Island Express III’, which will be used as a passenger ferry on the Panama Canal, recently launched from Platypus Marine. The ‘Island Express III’ is a new build designed by Joe Kitchell of Left Coast Composites … Continue reading
When ‘Motega’ of Arrow Launch Services came to Platypus Marine she was blue, and she launched red after receiving new topside paint. While ‘Motega’ was here she had her running gear serviced, new bottom paint, welding, and new zincs.
The Pilot Boat, ‘Juan De Fuca’ is back on duty after launching from Platypus Marine. We are thankful to have our local Pilot Boats as one of our loyal customers. While ‘Juan De Fuca’ was just at our shipyard we serviced the vessel’s jet drive. Check … Continue reading
Heading Up North To Alaska, ‘Trojan 845’ Launches ‘Trojan’ recently launched from Platypus Marine after being pressure washed and scraped to remove marine growth on the bottom of the vessel. After that we grinded and sanded the bottom of the … Continue reading