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Oct 21

Fairlead Boat Works

Posted on October 21, 2016 at 8:44 AM by Communications Department


Fairlead Boat Works

 Fairlead Boat Works has been serving the maritime ship repair industry since 1958. Located in the Seafood Industrial Park at the southern end of Jefferson Avenue, the company boasts a team of roughly 100 employees with years of experience. Specializing in repairs of marine vessels, Fairlead repairs smaller vessels to landing craft and barges for both commercial and military organizations as well as mechanical and structural repair welding, ship fitting, coating, and painting.

The company has grown employment significantly and plans to further expand its operations in support of both commercial and government work. In the past, the company also performed off-site ship repairs globally, traveling to sites in North and South America, Asia, Europe, and Puerto Rico. Fairlead Boat Works is uniquely equipped to remedy specific, individual needs and is an anchor business at Seafood Industrial Park.
For additional information visit their website at Fairlead Boat Works.