All-American Marine was among 10 Washington boatyards to receive funding for infrastructure improvements, according to U.S. Senator Patty Murray, who made the announcement this morning. The funding comes from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
All American Marine will get $297,827 for infrastructure improvements, which includes upgrading welding equipment and improving workspace areas at the facility, said Matt Mullett, president and CEO of the company.
All American Marine was the only Whatcom County shipyard to receive funding. Others in Western Washington to receive funding include Todd Pacific Shipyards in Seattle ($1.9 million), Kvichak Marine Industries in Seattle ($1.1 million) and Everett Shipyard ($439,497).