Eastern Ship Build Group of Panama City, FLEastern Ship Building Group of Panama City, FL. Building Quality Custom Vessels

New Construction
Marine Repair
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Harvey Deep-Sea Harvey Deep-Sea Bravante IX Three Forty Three Grand Manan Beverly B James J Jean Pierre Rosemary McCalister HOS BLACK WATCH HOS Riverbend


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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.

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, Inc. proudly introduces its vision of the future for inland waterways with its 120 foot, 4,200 horsepower Inland Towboat design named the THUNDERBOLT. The THUNDERBOLT combines Twin Electric V-Pod Propulsion and Diesel-Electric Technology offering it to the US Inland Waterway’s Market providing increased efficiency, performance, maneuverability, crew comfort and capacity. Press Release



 Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. Delivers the M/V TY DOLESE and Signs its 63rd 90’ Inland Towboat with Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. Press Release



Eastern launched the HOS BRIARWOOD and delivered the HOS BLACK WATCH the same day, on October 24, 2014, for Hornbeck Offshore Services. Press Release



Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. of Mandeville, LA exercised another additional 90’x32’x10’ “Canal Class” Inland Towboat. Press Release



Steel Cutting Ceremony for the ELLIS ISLAND, the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge ATB for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, was held on September 15, 2014 at our Allanton Facility. Press Release



The BRAVANTE VIII was delivered to the Bravante Group of Brazil on September 9, 2014. Press Release



Eastern Shipbuilding is pleased to announce Suderman & Young Towing Company and Bay Houston Towing Company each exercised one (1) additional Z-drive tug to be constructed with Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. Press Release



The BRAVANTE IX was launched at our Nelson Facility on August 28, 2014 for the Bravate Group of Brazil. Press Release



The KIMBERLY HIDALGO was delivered on August 28, 2014 to Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. Press Release



Contract announcement with Suderman & Young Towing Company and Bay Houston Towing Company. Press Release



Eastern launched the HOS BRASS RING and delivered the HOS BLACK ROCK the same day, on August 8, 2014, for Hornbeck Offshore Services. Press Release



Contract announcement with Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. Press Release



Contract announcement with Harvey Gulf International Marine, Inc. Press Release

AHTSContractPR3-Updated Rendering 


The HOS BLACK FOOT was delivered on June 20, 2014 to Hornbeck Offshore Services. Press Release



The HOS BLACK WATCH was launched at our Allanton Facility on June 6, 2014.



 The BRAVANTE VII was delivered on May 21, 2014 to the Bravante Group of Brazil. Press Release



The JAMES DALE ROBIN was delivered to Florida Marine Transporters on May 1, 2014. Press Release



The BRAVANTE VIII was launched at our Nelson facility on April 25, 2014 for the Bravante Group of Brazil. Press Release

Bravante VIII


The HOS BAYOU was delivered to Hornbeck Offshore Services on April 9, 2014.



Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. tours the ESG showbooth with Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. at Sea Air Space 2014.



Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is presented with NYC Firefighter Plate at Sea Air Space 2014! Press Release

April 7, 2014 SAS #1 (1)


Contract announcement with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC. Press Release



The HOS BLACK ROCK was launched on March 28, 2014 at our Allanton Facility. Press Release

HOS Black Rock Launch


The BRAVANTE VI delivered on February 28, 2014 to Bravante Group of Brazil. Press Release


Eastern Shipbuilding Group is selected by the United States Coast Guard as an Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Phase I Finalist! Press Release


CONGRATULATIONS to Brian D’Isernia and Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. for receiving the Governor’s TOP JOB PRODUCER Award at the 2012 Governor’s Innovators in Business Awards Reception held December 10th, 2012 in Tallahassee, Florida.