Leading Ship Repair Association in the Puget Sound Region

Meeting the needs of the ship repair industry through a unified public/private partnership

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View the company profiles of our Master Ship Repair, Alteration and Boat Repair, Associate and Supporting PSSRA Members….

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Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight – South Bay Sand Blasting & Tank Cleaning

South Bay Sand Blasting and Tank Cleaning, Inc. is a Minority Owned, self-certified Small Disadvantaged Business, headquartered in San Diego, California. The company was incorporated in 1991 by Canuto T. Lopez who is the sole owner and current President. With sales far surpassing $20 million annually, South Bay Sand Blasting and…

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Member Spotlight – Tork Systems

Tork Systems is a leading supplier to the military and commercial marine industry. We provide a wide range of valves, pipe and fittings to the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, offshore and shipbuilding companies in the United States. Our experienced team has extensive experience in navy and marine piping applications to assist…

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Member Spotlight – Orbis Sibro Inc

AN ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS COMPANYORBIS is a veteran-owned small business (VOSB) established in 2000 that provides engineering, technical, and consulting services to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Commercial Clients. Our employee demographics include engineers, scientists, researchers, and technicians, often prior military personnel representing all branches of the Armed Forces. ORBIS provides…

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Member Spotlight – Jo-Kell

Jo-Kell, Inc. is an electrical distribution, engineering and solutions provider servicing the military, commercial marine and industrial marketplaces for almost forty years. Jo-Kell is a leading supplier of Navy shipboard and high-tech industrial automation products, systems and services. Jo-Kell is a Woman-Owned Small Business headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia, with offices in…

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Member Spotlight – Sound Resource Group

Sound Resource Group (SRG) is a disabled veteran owned small business providing workforce solutions throughout the Puget Sound region. We pride ourselves on the ability to provide the best skilled trades and craftspeople for any project. We partner with our customers to provide qualified candidates based on their needs. We continue…

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Member Spotlight – Propulsion Controls Engineering

Repairing Expectations Is Not All We Do… We Repair Engines Too. Propulsion Controls Engineering (PCE) is a full service electro-mechanical repair and diesel repair contractor. We offer a wide array of services including repair of rotating machinery and pumps, electric motor and generators, diesel engines, governors and controls, hydraulics, welding and valve…

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Member Spotlight – Puget Sound Coatings

They been provided painting, coating and surface preparation services for more than 70 years. Serving the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and beyond, we specialize in commercial, industrial and marine projects of all sizes. Industry experts since 1945, we have the experience and know-how to complete any project, no matter its size. Throughout…

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Member Spotlight – International Marine and Industrial Applicators (IMIA)

International Marine and Industrial Applicators (IMIA) was founded in 1984 by a group of professionals committed to providing the best surface preparation solutions to the marine industry. The ship repair and new ship construction industry is fast paced and competitive. The nature of the industry places stringent requirements on contractors to…

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Member Spotlight – US Electric

US Electric is a nimble, turnkey, full service marine electrical company, with the ability to swiftly address your vessel’s issues on demand, or provide the team to take on longer, weeks- or months-long projects that are more complex. The team will travel to your vessel. With over 100 years of industry…

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Member Spotlight – Delphinus Engineering

Founded in 1994 as a small, diversified professional services company, Delphinus today employs more than 300 professional and technical personnel supporting a customer base that spans the Defense and Federal markets.A successful graduate of the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program, we have evolved into a leading provider of expert services in…

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Member Spotlight – Port of Port Angeles

As a leader in economic development, the Port of Port Angeles has at its core the mission of bringing prosperity to the communities of the north Olympic Peninsula. The Port does this through thoughtful and creative management of people, resources and infrastructure to promote the long-term well-being of the citizens and…

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Member Spotlight – QED Systems Inc

QED is a highly successful engineering and technical services firm that has proudly supported the U.S. Government, our Nation’s War-fighters and the Maritime Industry since 1969. Our team includes over 500 employees and uses a disciplined engineering and technical approach; established information technology (IT) systems, and highly qualified personnel to develop…

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Member Spotlight – Oceaneering

In 1964, Mike Hughes and Johnny Johnson formed a Gulf of Mexico diving company called World Wide Divers. The company grew in response to increasing demand for their services and in 1969 merged with two other diving companies to form Oceaneering International, Inc. Since the beginning, the company has transformed from…

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Member Spotlight – Fincantieri Marine Repair

Fincantieri Marine Repair (FMR) is strategically located on the St. Johns River, in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. We offer a full range of marine repair services to meet customer needs, whether planned or emergency. At FMR we service cruise ships, yachts, bulk tankers, workboats, commercial, and military vessels. FMR is a subsidiary…

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Member Spotlight – Bender CCP

Privately owned, Bender US was purchased in 2008 by Michael and Randy Potter. In 2010, with a goal of expanding the company’s field service capabilities, the brothers purchased California Centrifugal Pump repair company, CCP, and relocated it to Vernon where it would operate under one roof with Bender US. With each…

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Member Spotlight – Sherwin Williams

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine delivers world-class industry subject matter expertise, unparalleled technical and specification service, and unmatched regional commercial team support to our customers around the globe. Our broad portfolio of high-performance coatings and systems that excel at combating corrosion helps customers achieve smarter, time-tested asset protection. We serve a wide…

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Member Spotlight – MD Marine Electric

MD Marine Electric was founded in Early 2000 by David “Mac” Davey to service the electrical needs of small vessels such as tugboats, barges and fishing boats. Today, MD Marine Electric operates in multiple states and maintains union contracts to ensure a work force for any sized project. MD Marine has…

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Member Spotlight – W&O Supply

W&O’s origins begin with entrepreneur Herbert E. Goelz, a graduate of Kings Point Maritime Academy and chief mate on liberty ships during World War II. He combined his love for the marine business with his vision to be in every major port in the United States to make W&O the only…

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Member Spotlight – PeopleReady

PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI), specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, retail and hospitality. Leveraging its game changing JobStack staffing app and presence in more than 600 markets throughout North America, PeopleReady served…

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Member Spotlight – Motive Power Marine

Motive Power Marine, LLC Motive Power Marine Division – doing business as Motive Power Marine LLC is a HUBZone certified small business that provides marine vessel maintenance, repair, cleaning, preservation, inspection, and transport services to federal government agencies. Through prime federal contract awards, Motive Power Marine has provided extensive maintenance, repair,…

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Member Spotlight – American Scaffold LLC

American Scaffold is an established leader in providing quality scaffold and containment systems that address the most challenging maritime, industrial, commercial, and residential projects. Our comprehensive end-to-end services meet the project needs of a diversified clientele that stretches from America’s eastern seaboard to strategic ports located midway across the Pacific Ocean.Our…

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Member Spotlight – Sound Testing Inc.

Sound Testing is a locally owned group of NFPA Certified Marine Chemists that have been serving the Maritime Industry since 1979. We are committed to providing you with the best, most flexible 24/7 service at fair prices. With multiple chemists working in the field, you get the short response time you…

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Member Spotlight – ECI Defense

As a privately-held corporation, ECI Defense Group is registered with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Small Business Administration. Headquarters operate from a 25,000 square foot office and 42-acre site near Nashville, Tennessee. It also operates from a 40,000 square foot office building in the Atlanta, Georgia area where it…

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Member Spotlight – General Dynamics NASSCO

Excellence, On Time, On BudgetAs the Navy consolidates ship repair contracts – awarding steady work for a number of ships over a period of years to certain yards, the competition for those large projects is getting fierce.Our decades of specialized experience and performance-oriented culture makes us uniquely qualified to compete for,…

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Member Spotlight – Global Government Services

Global is a woman-owned small business with an organizational infrastructure comparable to that of a well-established medium size business. We have the legacy of performing operation and maintenance services on Federal Contracts since 1963. Our corporate headquarters is based in Newport Beach CA with satellite operational offices in Cocoa Beach FL,…

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Member Spotlight – MARCOM Services LLC

Founded in 2012, MARCOM Services LLC (MSL) is the premier choice for surface preparation and preservation services.For more than a decade, we have provided expert services to all branches of the United States military, Military Sealift Command, and the marine, industrial, and commercial industries. At MSL, we take pride in implementing…

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Member Spotlight – Washington Marine Cleaning

Washington Marine Cleaning, LLC. was established in Washington State in the Spring of 2002 and provides the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, MARAD, Cruise Lines and industrial/commercial businesses with the services of Tank Cleaning, Mechanical Cleaning, Oil Flushing & Hydro-blasting Specializing in Tank Cleaning and Technical System Flushing…

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Member Spotlight – Walashek Industrial & Marine

Walashek Industrial & Marine Inc. (Walashek) is a small business ship and industrial repair activity. Since its inception in 1986, Walashek has provided quality service to marine and industrial customers worldwide. Walashek is proud to be a highly recognized and established organization in the field of boiler repairs, installations, and testing,…

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Member Spotlight – Pacific Ship Repair & Fabrication Inc.

A NAVSEA Master Ship Repair Contractor PACSHIP has served the U.S. Military, including the Navy, Military Sealift Command, Coast Guard and Army, as well as a wide spectrum of commercial customers ranging from other shipyards to cruise lines, since 1969. PACSHIP is NAVSEA-certified as both a Master Ship Repair Contractor (MSRA)…

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Member Spotlight – Ameri-Force

The Ameri-Force approach to fulfilling the staffing needs of our clients begins by developing a deep understanding of their company culture, needs, and processes. Our goal is to work in conjunction with in-house hiring teams to provide the most qualified and best-fitting candidates possible.We assign an experienced representative to your account…

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Challenges in Ship Repair Industry

Navigating through the issues, challenges, and opportunities in the ship repair industry

Infrastructure Limitations

Lack of adequate infrastructure and resources for efficient ship repair and modernization

Lack of Collaboration

Limited collaboration and communication between ports, ship repair associations, and industry professionals

Regulatory Compliance

Complexities of meeting government regulations and requirements in ship repair operations

Knowledge and Information Gap

Limited access to valuable ship repair industry information and educational resources

Our Solutions

Providing comprehensive services to address ship repair industry challenges

Ship Repair

We provide comprehensive ship repair services for Navy ships.

Maintenance Services

We offer reliable maintenance services to keep Navy ships in peak performance.

Supply Chain Support

We offer comprehensive supply chain support for ship repair projects.

Join the Puget Sound Ship Repair Association

The Puget Sound Ship Repair Association members have the opportunity through general membership and committee meetings to interact with Navy regional maintenance managers to discuss areas of common concern. Topics include quality, environmental, safety & health concerns, workload, NAVSEA standard items, process control procedures, and others. We invite you to add your voice and support to our organization.

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Our Journey

PSSRA has been a trusted partner in the ship repair industry for years, delivering exceptional services and fostering collaboration.

With a client-focused approach, we have worked with numerous shipyards, suppliers, and professionals, achieving remarkable results.

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Benefits of Joining PSSRA

Discover the advantages of becoming a member of Puget Sound Ship Repair Association

Enhanced Collaboration

Access to a network of industry professionals, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing

Advocacy and Representation

Proactive voice in regional ship repair industry issues, representing the interests of our members

Information and Education

Valuable resources, seminars, and educational materials to stay updated with industry advancements

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