We have been Open for Business since early November 2018! Our office telephone number has been restored please call 850-763-1900.
Alternate telephone numbers for our Human Resources Team: If you are Seeking Employment please call us at the following numbers.
Bob Babb: 850-814-5964
Ed Egert: 850-348-9060
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Welcome to Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc.
Located along the Gulf Coast of Panama City, Florida, Eastern has grown to become one of today’s leading innovators in marine construction and repair. Eastern utilizes both conventional assembly methods and modular construction. This combination of techniques has made our two shipyard building facilities some of the most modern and efficient operations in the country.
Watch: ESG’s History of Growth
Business at Eastern is booming and the company is currently at never-before-seen heights in relation to the number of people currently employed and the number of vessels currently under construction. As Eastern grows, our website is also growing and undergoing continuous improvements and expansions. Please check back frequently for the latest updates and watch as Eastern continues to solidify its position as a leader in the shipbuilding industry.
Our Current Accomplishments
Eastern Shipbuilding Group Announces Commencement of Steel Cutting for USCGC ARGUS (WMSM-915) Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group Announces the U.S. Coast Guard’s Exercise of the Options for Construction of the Lead Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) and for the Long Lead Time Material for the Second OPC Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group Successfully Conducts the Offshore Patrol Cutter Final Critical Design Review for the United States Coast Guard Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the delivery of the Escort/Rescue Z-Drive Tug AVA M. McALLISTER for McAllister Towing, Inc. Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. Delivers the M/V BRIAN BOUDREAUX the First New Construction USCG Sub-M Towboat for Florida Marine Transporters, LLC Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. Launches the CAPT. JIM McALLISTER for McAllister Towing and Transportation Co., Inc. Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. Signs Contract with Bisso Offshore, LLC for Two (2) RApport 2400 Ship Handling Tugs Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding is pleased to announce the delivery of the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger, the M/V MAGDALEN, to Weeks Marine, Inc. Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the delivery of a Dual Mode Articulated Tug/Barge (ATB) Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC. Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding is pleased to announce that on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division and Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) cut steel starting the construction of the first of three new Staten Island Ollis Class Ferries. Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding was awarded Long Lead Time Material (LLTM) contract for the first Offshore Patrol Cutter USCGC Argus (WMSM 915) on September 7, 2017 with the United States Coast Guard. Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group successfully completes Offshore Patrol Cutter ICDR Milestone for the United States Coast Guard. Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group is pleased to announce receipt of its Notice to Proceed (NPT) from The City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) for the detail design and construction of three (3) new Staten Island-Ollis Class Ferries for the Staten Island Ferry Division. Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. Appoints Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., U.S. Coast Guard (Retired), as President, Washington Operations Press Release
Eastern Shipbuilding Group selected to build United States Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutters Press Release