Topside Repair

Vanport offers complete topside and voyage repairs for ocean-going vessels, tugs and barges. Ready and mobile 24 hours a day, our dedicated and experienced crews stand ready to meet the repair needs of your vessel, dockside or underway. With our collective depth of experience in ship repair, we are able to tackle the most demanding types of repair.



Within a 14,000-sf facility, Vanport’s skilled craftsmen fabricate structures, misc. metals, stairways, tanks, and specialty items. Working with carbon and stainless steel, aluminum, and specialty alloys, our highly-skilled and certified journeymen process, fit, weld, and machine top-quality fabrications to your exacting specifications. We service the commercial, industrial, maritime and hydroelectric markets throughout the Pacific Northwest and West Coast.


Industrial Services

A core Vanport strength is the ability to mobilize resources quickly and efficiently and to deploy them in the field. We reliably provide our industrial clients with a wide variety of services including field erection, welding, millwright services, and pipefitting. Available 24/7 and able to support critical shutdowns, our team of trained and highly-skilled craftsmen apply their knowledge and experience on your project, large or small.


How Do We Define Success?


At Vanport, success means more than delivering projects and products safely, on-time and within budget. With over 35 years of extensive knowledge and resourcefulness at our helm, our definition of success is demonstrating master craftsmanship and delivering outstanding customer service that exceeds expectations and builds lasting and meaningful relationships with our customers.


MSRC MSD Tank Installation

Installation of an MSD (marine sanitation device) tank on spill response barge in Astoria, OR 2018 for the Marine Spill Response Corporation.

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Bulk Carrier Salvage

Vanport was contracted by Donjon-SMIT to support and participate in the salvage of a 624-ft. bulk carrier that ran aground in the Columbia River.

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Shaver Transportation House Structure

Shaver Transportation selected Vanport to fabricate and install the Level 4 section of the pilot house on the tug Lincoln.

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NOAA Fairweather

We performed the dockside repairs on this vessel the previous season and left a lasting impression on the NOAA team with our dedication to safety, quality, budget and schedule.

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