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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Our Members

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Member Spotlight

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 – 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 – 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 – Aerotek

Bringing Great People and Great Organizations Together ©The key to a successful partnership with a staffing agency is to understand all the services they have to offer. Traditionally staffing agencies were used to provide employees on a short-term basis. Today the staffing industry successfully integrates contingent employees into all levels of a…

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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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – Elcometer Inc.

For more than sixty years Elcometer has been a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of inspection equipment to the coatings industry.Ever since the first Elcometer gauge was manufactured in 1947, our philosophy has been to provide ‘best in class’ design, quality and service at a competitive price. By…

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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 – 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 – Wartsila Defense Inc.

Wärtsilä established its US operations in 1979 through its subsidiary Wärtsilä North America, Inc. (WNA). Wärtsilä employs professionals in 8 regional locations across the US. This also includes LOCK-N-STITCH, Wärtsilä Energy Storage Inc. and Defense Maritime Solutions.  WNA’s Energy and Marine teams serve the commercial power market (utilities, independent power producers,…

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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 – ASI Service Inc.

ASI Services headquarters, incorporated in 2011, is located in San Diego, California. Since its inception, ASI has provided exemplary workmanship in the marine, industrial, and commercial industries. Focusing on quality and safety over quantity and profit, ASI has established itself as a premiere contractor and employer. Capable of delivering an exceptional…

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Member Spotlight – American Equity Underwriters

AEU is the program administrator for a group mutual association based in Bermuda, American Longshore Mutual Association, Ltd. (ALMA), which is authorized to provide USL&H by the U.S. Department of Labor. In addition, AEU has binding authority with Great American Insurance Company and PMA to provide a companion State Act Workers’ Compensation…

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Member Spotlight – Everett Ship Repair

Everett Ship Repair, LLC (ESR) is a subsidiary of Ice Cap Holding, LCC and sister company to Ice Floe, LLC dba Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Shared Ice Services, LLC, and Everett Floating Structures, LLC. ESR was established in October 2019; expanding Ice Cap’s shipbuilding portfolio. Together the sister-companies offer a complete…

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Member Spotlight – Tradesmen International

Tradesmen International provides construction contractors and industrial companies with North America’s best, safety-minded skilled craftsmen, simply because we are the industry’s premier skilled workforce recruiters. From our National Recruiting Center and network of more than 100 local offices, industry recruitment experts with multiple years of construction experience identify top craftsmen who…

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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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – Técnico Corporation

Técnico Corporation was founded in 1990 by Rafael Torrech III to provide premier hull, mechanical, structural and electrical support services to the local Master Ship Repair yards in the Hampton Roads, VA area. As a proud and successful graduate of the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) development program for small and disadvantaged…

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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 – Olympic Services

Olympic Services is a professional service provider to all the Prime Shipyards and it’s subcontractors in support of U.S. Navy maintenance activities. MACMO StrategiesNaval contracting is in the midst of significant contract changes. Is your company ready to adapt to this new contract environment? Don’t be caught unprepared! Olympic Services can…

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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 – 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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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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