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    About the Press room

    About the Press room – Platypus Marine’s Shipyard is a recreational, commercial fishing, government and commercial vessel construction, repair, and maintenance facility. Our Press room is an archive of some of our latest completed projects. Due to the fact that … Continue reading

    USCG Sea-Lion – Engines Repowered

    The 87’ United States Coast Guard Cutter “Sea-lion” was recently launched and put back in service, ahead of Schedule and within budget. She was hauled out of Platypus Marine shipyard for an extended period and had major Re-Power performed to the … Continue reading

    North – Caulking Replacement

    North, 68’ Halibut Schooner , out of Neah Bay WA, was recently hauled out for some replacement caulking done the old fashioned way specialty of Platypus Marine. She also received a fresh coat of bottom paint and had zincs replaced … Continue reading

    Honey – Full Paint

    Recently, Platypus Marine performed a full Awlgrip paint job, from waterline to top of mast, on the 50 meter Westport, Luxury superyacht, “Honey”. Additionally, her underwater body was sandblasted, with mild abrasives, to completely remove the existing anti-fouling paint and … Continue reading

    USN YC-1570

    USN YC-1570 – The United States Navy’s YC-1570 Barge was recently hauled out into Platypus Marine Shipyard. Repairs and procedures included but not limited to priming and painting the top coat, bottom painting the hull and applying nonskid to the deck. … Continue reading

    USN 64109 -GFE Collar Installation

    USN 64109, a 63 foot Gladding Hearn, a Coast Guard escort vessel, was hauled out for work on the vessels port and starboard Collars. The Collars were removed and were replaced with new GFE Collars. In addition, the bow Collar … Continue reading

    Jamie Marie – Full Paint

    The 90’ commercial fishing vessel ‘Jamie Marie’ out of Westport, WA was just launched using Platypus Marines 550 ton travel lift.  Her owners, wanting her to always look her best, had her in for a quick topside touch up and … Continue reading

    USN YFN 1489

    USN YFN 1489 Barge was recently hauled out into our Shipyard. It was sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware. The hull rubber bracket bars were straightened and repaired. … Continue reading

    Juan De Fuca – Pilot Boat 2015

    Juan de Fuca, a 74’ Nordlund Pilot boat, was hauled out a Platypus Marine for routine maintenance. She also received fresh bottom paint, new zincs and prop speed to her jet drive impellers. The Juan de Fuca is now back … Continue reading

    Sponsoning presentation by Bruce Bryant

    Are you attending Pacific Marine Expo 2015..? Don’t miss the INNOVATION IN FIBERGLASS VESSEL SPONSONING presentation by Bruce Bryant, Platypus Marine’s general manager. Pacific Marine Expo Wednesday, November 18th 2:15pm – 3:00pm Main Stage, East Hall Our presentation will be … Continue reading

    Pacific Marine Expo 2015

    It’s that time of year again! I’m not talking about Thanksgiving, I’m talking about the Pacific Marine Expo 2015! You can catch our sales team at Booth 1030. We would love to talk to you about what we are most passionate … Continue reading

    Invitation Only – After Hours Reception

    During Pacific Marine Expo, for many attending vessel Owners, Operators and Captains, the after-hour receptions, parties and events are a major draw, much anticipated and well attended. Platypus Marine and several select sponsors, will be hosting their 2nd annual “After Hours … Continue reading

    ‘Be Mine’ – 132′ Lurssen

    ‘Be Mine,’ a 132 foot Lurssen, was hauled out using the 550 ton Travel located at Pacific Northwest Shipyard Platypus Marine. Over the course of her time with Platypus Marine she completed her five year Classification Survey and Inspection by … Continue reading

    Sea Hunt – Bottom Paint

    The Sea Hunt, a 90′ Long-liner, based out of Newport Oregon, was recently hauled out at Platypus Marine Shipyard. During her dry-dock period, she received a new sonar tube, two coats of Shark Skin anti-fouling paint and her zincs were replaced as needed. Her knowledgeable and … Continue reading

    USN YC 1490

    The United States Navy’s YFN-1490 Barge was recently hauled out into our Shipyard. It was sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware.The hull rubber bracket bars were straightened and … Continue reading

    United States Navy (L.E.T’s)

    The United States Navy’s Logistic Escape Trunks were transported into Platypus Marine Shipyard for the final parts of their construction. They were sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware. In addition … Continue reading

    Celeste update #3!

    Our last update had us about to depart from Barrow on the return passage to Dutch Harbor. We rounded Point Barrow, the northermost point of America, on August 1st after a rough passage from Point Hope. The weather on the … Continue reading

    USN YC 1090

    The United States Navy’s YFN-1090 Barge was recently hauled out into our Shipyard. It was sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware.The hull rubber bracket bars were straightened and … Continue reading

    Celeste update #2!

    Dear friends, Since our last update from Pt Hope we’ve headed north to Barrow, the northern most point in the U.S. We plan on leaving tomorrow, but sadly we’ve decided that from here we’ll be heading back south as opposed … Continue reading

    Wave Dancer – Full Paint

    ‘Wave Dancer’ a 35′ Steel Trawler was hauled out at Platypus Marine for a Full paint and corrosion repairs.  She has recently launched from Platypus Marine in better than new condition.  Our crew here at Platypus Marine provided technical expertise to fully … Continue reading