The Foss shipyard is one of the most completely equipped yards on the Pacific coast – offering full-service vessel repair and routine maintenance to commercial fishing vessels.

Located on the Lake Washington Ship Canal in Seattle, WA the Foss Shipyard offers:

  • Three dry docks – the largest capable of handling ships up to 2,000 tons
  • Cranes, lifts and other equipment required for a full range of vessel services
  • Increased haul capacity with upland transfers for vessels up to 1,000 tons
  • The steam-powered Foss 300 floating derrick, with a capacity of 75 tons

The Foss Terminal is located on six acres of multi-use property adjacent to the Seattle Shipyard and has 600 lineal feet of bulkhead waterfront. The Terminal is fully equipped for moorage and shore side services and is the temporary home to a growing number of vessels undergoing essential scheduled maintenance and repairs.

Our ABS certified technicians are skilled in repairs on hydraulic, electrical, piping, deck machinery and installation, and work closely with the Coast Guard, DNV and other regulatory agencies.

  Drydock #2 Drydock #3 Drydock #4
Capacity 2000LT 1800LT 470LT
Hull length 220 ft 200 ft 108 ft
Beam 76 72 52
Width between wingwalls 62 54 38


In addition to maintaining vessels, Foss also offers fishing vessel conversions with the ability to source and fully manage complete design and engineering packages from numerous design firms.


In addition to onsite maintenance and repairs, we offer emergency and voyage repair services. We work around the clock to get you back in the water as soon as possible. Your bottom line and your crew’s safety are always our first priority. If your vessel cannot make it to our shipyard, our mobile response repair team can come to you 24 hours a day, year-round.

Learn more about our shipyard capabilities or contact us.