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

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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. is proud to announce the recent launch of the COLUMBIA, a steel hull replica of the historic Gloucester Fishing Schooner. The launching was held on August 23, 2014 at Eastern’s Nelson Street facility. Press Release



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



Contract announcement with Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. Press Release



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

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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


The 56th Inland Towboat, the CAPT. TROY J. HOTARD, was delivered to Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. on February 4, 2014. Press Release

The HOS RIVERBEND was delivered on February 3, 2014 to Hornbeck Offshore Services. Press Release


The HOS BLACK FOOT was launched at our Allanton Facility on January 17, 2014. Press Release


The BRAVANTE VII was launched at our Nelson Street Facility on December 20, 2013. Press Release


The BRAVANTE V was delivered to the Bravante Group of Brazil on November 29, 2013. Press Release


The HOS RENAISSANCE was delivered to Hornbeck Offshore Services on November 15, 2013


The HOS BAYOU launched November 8, 2013 at the Allanton Facility. Press Release


The HARVEY DEEP-SEA was recently awarded one of the Top Ten Significant Boats of 2013 by WorkBoat Magazine at the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans! Press Release


The HOS RED ROCK was delivered to Hornbeck Offshore Services on October 10, 2013. Press Release 


The HOS RIVERBEND launched September 6, 2013 at the Allanton Facility. Press Release


The BRAVANTE VI launched August 5, 2013 at the Nelson Street Facility.
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Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the delivery of the M/V HARVEY DEEP-SEA, the fourth of its Tiger Shark Class Offshore Support Vessels constructed for Harvey Gulf International Marine, LLC of New Orleans, LA. The HARVEY DEEP-SEA was delivered July 19, 2013. The vessel was launched at Eastern’s Allanton Facility in mid-December of last year. The HARVEY DEEP-SEA is a Multi-Purpose Light Construction Vessel (LCV). Eastern Shipbuilding Group has now constructed 11 vessels for Harvey Gulf since 2002.


On July 3, 2013, Eastern made a donation of $16,500 to the local American Cancer Society from the sponsorship monies donated by Eastern’s vendors from ESG’s 14th Annual Golf Tournament in May. In the spirit of charity, Eastern made a matching donation to the American Cancer Society for $16,500, for a grand total of $33,000! During the ceremony, Eastern featured their employee, Linda Mann, for her own personal fund raising efforts for the American Cancer Society. She raised $8440 last year alone! Linda and her supporters participate in Relay for Life, hold raffles, and organize motorcycle runs for fundraising.


The HOS RED DAWN HOSMAX 300 delivered 10 days early to Hornbeck Offshore Services on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The HOS RED DAWN HOSMAX 300 is a 292’ diesel electric powered, Z-Drive, and DP2 vessel that is the first in a series of 10 offshore supply vessels Eastern is building for Hornbeck Offshore Services.


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.