Pioneering Superior Solutions.
We are an American owned marine solutions company providing a range of quality maritime services for each phase of a project, from design to execution. Our marine fleet is on call and ready to assist 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
US Navy Ramp Fabrication & Installation
US Navy Ramp Fabrication & Installation
Speranza Marie Salvage
Antarctica – Palmer Station Pier Construction Support
Antarctica - Palmer Station Pier Construction Support
MSC Heavylift Dryvoy – US Navy Portal Crane Engineered Sealift
MSC Heavylift Dryvoy - US Navy Portal Crane Engineered Sealift
New Work & Maintenance Dredging at Norfolk Naval Station, Norfolk, VA
Pier 11S Berth Expansion New Dredging and Pier 5N and 6N Maintenance Dredging at Norfolk Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia
Kelly C’s Dry docking
Curtin's shipyard team sent a crew of welders, welder apprentices, and laborers to Marine Group Boat Works in Chula Vista, CA.
Jacobsen Pilot Tower Removal
Curtin Maritime was contracted by Global Tower Service, Inc. to remove the Jacobsen Pilot's Tower in Long Beach.
Eclipse TransAir Recovery
Curtin Maritime was contracted by San Diego-based Eclipse Group in the salvage of a Boeing 737-200 from approximately 400 ft of water off the south of Oahu.
Dredging Eelgrass Restoration Mission Bay Dredge
Dredging Eelgrass Restoration Mission Bay Dredge. Our big Mission Bay dredging and eelgrass restoration project redistributed sand from the bottom of Mission Bay.
Pilgrim Tall Ship Salvage Vessel Demolition
Curtin Maritime equipment and crews responded to a 130’ tall ship "Pilgrim" that had sunk in Dana Pt. Harbor; the vessel was built in 1945.
NRG Intake Forebay Structure Demolition Project
Removing a structure that is subsea in order to widen the channel for ships to pass through safely. What that entails is the removal of approximately 4000 tons of concrete to depths of up to 52 feet.
Vessel Design Build Fabrication – Tugboat Bernardine C
In 2015 we completed our first "ground-up" vessel fabrication build, the Bernardine C. Built here at our yard in the Port of Long Beach, CA. The tugboat is Tier III compliant.
Lima 2400B Crane Rebuild, Design-Build Conversion & Fabrication
In 2009, we dug this crane out of the side of a sand quarry in Florida, shipped it out to Long Beach, CA. on 13 trucks, then began the entire rebuild.
Sylmar Ground Return System – LADWP
This amazing documentary highlights the construction activities of the Sylmar Ground Return System project. The Sylmar Ground Return System or (SGRS) is a vital part of the Pacific Direct Current Intertie also referred to as (PDCI).
Barge Towing Mississippi River to Astoria, Oregon via the Panama Canal.
October 2018, Curtin Maritime provided ocean towing for (2) New-Construction closed hopper barges from New Orleans, Louisiana to Astoria, Oregon.
Ocean Towing Hawaii – Pearl Harbor Hawaii to Guam USS St. Louis
Curtin Maritime provided ocean towing from Hawaii for the Ex. USS St. Louis from Pearl Harbor to a position off of Guam. The tow was the key component to a SINKEX exercise that the United States Military was conducting in the vicinity of Guam, where the ship would be used as target practice and sunk by other US military assets.
Dead Ship Towing – US Navy Logistics Support Services – Vessel (LSV), Tacoma Wa.
In early 2017, Curtin Maritime was tasked with towing a US Navy Logistics Support Vessel (LSV) roundtrip from Tacoma, WA., to Mare Island, CA. The vessel has an overall length of 275’ and a beam of 60’, with a displacement of 4,200 long tons.
Marine Salvage Wreck Removal Emergency Response – DB Vengeance
The DB Vengeance was a 110’ crane barge that capsized and sunk in bad weather in the San Francisco Bay. Curtin provided our deck barge 214 to mount the winch systems for the parbuckling activities, and the DB Ben Weston and tug Seana C to assist in the recovery off the sea floor.
Becker Well Abandonment
The Becker Well is located on the beach in Summerland Ca. The well had been drilled in the early 19th century and initially abandoned in the 20’s.
Barge Big Digger Tow, Long Beach, CA. – Port Fourchon, LA.
With short notice and strict deadlines from our customer, Curtin Maritime as able to provide our tug Karen C and crew to tow the barge Big Digger from Long Beach, California, to Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
Palmyra Atoll Salvage Project
Curtin Maritime was approached by Global Diving and Salvage to create an executable plan for a shipwreck removal project at the remote locations of Palmyra Atoll and Kingman Reef, approximately 1000 miles due south of Hawaii. needs.
USACE San Pablo Bay, Pinole Maintenance Dredging
In the Fall of 2015, Curtin Maritime dredged a combined 170,000 cubic yards from the Pinole Shoal Navigational Channel and Suisun Bay in Contra Costa County, California.
Jetty Repair – Seal Beach, Ca.
The Jetty at the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station was badly damaged by the severe storms out of the south back in 2014. Rock removal and resetting and addition of new A-Rock was required to meet the design.
Chevron Offshore Mooring Overhauls
Since 2010, Curtin Maritime has been performing the annual Marine Offshore Terminal overhaul for Chevron’s El Segundo refinery. Main components of the project are the replacement of worn mooring components, replacement of submarine fuel hoses and inspection of subsea pipeline.
Port of Richmond Inner Harbor Maintenance Dredging
Our dredge fleet closed out 2017 on a high note, dredging 371,000 yards of material from the Richmond Inner Harbor Channel in 7 weeks.
Sunset / Huntington Harbor Maintenance Dredging & Waterline Installation
In 2016 Curtin Maritime removed 185,000 yards from the Sunset and Huntington Harbors. The project, contracted by the County of Orange had two major goals.
Design-Build Vessel Conversion & Fabrication – Tugboat Sarah C
Curtin Maritime purchased the 65’ tugboat Peril Strait from Cambell Towing in 2007, a single screw logging support tug operating in Alaska. After the inspection and survey of several tugboats for sale, Curtin Maritime was able to recognize that this hull type was perfectly suited for the Combi Tug conversion Curtin Maritime had designed.
LCM8 Vessel Re-Power And Conversion
Curtin Maritime Corp. is pleased to announce the delivery of the new re-powered and retrofitted LCM8, Sea Force, to the Port of Long Beach Harbor Patrol...
Design + Build Barge to Dump Scow Conversion
In the fall of 2013, Curtin Maritime launched our latest full-scale design-build project, converting existing barges to dump scows. Although a project of this nature had not been attempted before, Curtin Maritime’s innovative team was ready to take on the challenge.
Exxon Mobil Deep Water Mooring
Providing a solution for Exxon Mobil, Curtin Maritime’s tug Sarah C deployed and retrieved a deepwater anchor system in 1200 ft of water at platform Heritage.
Beta Deepwater Mooring Overhaul
Curtin Maritime mobilized to service the deepwater moorings at platforms Ellen and Eureka. Both oil platforms, operated by Beta Offshore, were due for replacement of under buoy gear and the buoys were also replaced.
Phoenix International Submarine Rescue
Curtin Maritime assisted in the recovery of the Submarine Rescue System during a Naval training exercise off the coast of Catalina.
Phoenix Target Deployment and Subsea Recovery
Phoenix International, a government contractor who operates the Submarine Rescue Program for the Navy, contacted Curtin Maritime to execute the subsea recovery of the rescue submarine training target.
SSSK Undersea Torpedo Testing Target Project
Curtin Maritime mobilized for a joint exercise with the Navy’s Sup Salvage Division, Undersea Warfare Division and Titan Salvage off the coast of San Clemente Island. The mission was the deployment of undersea targets for torpedo testing.
Beta Offshore Power Cable Installation
Curtin Maritime Corp. performed a job over a year in the making. CMC worked in coordination with L-3 MariPro, a company who specializes in providing Undersea Sensor Networks and spread spectrum through water communication solutions, to install a power cable from Platform Edith to Platform Elly off the coast of Long Beach, California.
Al Larson Boat Shop – Barge Towing
For this barge towing job specifically, Al Larson Boat Shop called Curtin Maritime on short notice to have a small U.S. Navy barge towed from Puget Sound, Washington to Los Angeles, California.
US Navy Support Services in Central America
When Pacific Tugboat Services secured a contract for a large scale job with the U.S. Navy in Central America, Curtin Maritime approached Pacific Tugboat Services to offer our support. Upon submission of our proposal, Pacific Tugboat Services decided to contract Curtin Maritime to provide the tugboat portion of the job.
Ocean Towing & Yacht Towing – Port of San Diego California
We provide Ocean towing & Yacht towing for vessels of any size, large or small. One of our recent projects was the ocean towing of the Halcyon, a 120-foot yacht hailing from Port Angles, Washington. Curtin Maritime was responsible for towing the Halcyon from its home port in Washington State to the Port of San Diego, California.
Upon completion of a contract in San Diego, California, Traylor Pacific needed their barges demobilized and brought back to the Port of Los Angeles.
Dutra Groups Derrick Barge No. 24
This job is a great example of the flexibility of Curtin Maritime. While our tug the Sarah C was underway heading north with a barge for another customer, the Dutra Group
Brittan Industries dredging of Army Corp. Docks in Sausalito, Ca.
Curtin Maritime prides ourselves on the ability to be flexible for our customers, and this job with Brittan Industries is a great example of that. Brittan Industries requested Curtin Maritime to provide ocean towing services to support Brittan during their contract to dredge the Army Corps docks in Sausalito, California.
Pier Construction, Beecher’s Bay , Santa Rosa Island, Ca.
Curtin Maritime worked with American Civil Constructors to support their contract for pier construction and demolition at Beecher’s Bay on Santa Rosa Island.
Ocean Towing Port Hueneme – Sea Born Targets
Curtin Maritime has provided ocean towing for Sea Born Targets out of Port Hueneme, California, for many years.
AIS Marine Construction Support in Morro Bay, Ca.
Curtin Maritime was contracted to provide marine construction support AIS construction in their contract to dredge Morro Bay.
U.S. Boat Owners Association Salvage Wreck Removal
Curtin Maritime Corp. was approached to perform a vessel salvage wreck removal job for the U.S. Boat Owners Association off the coast of Malibu, California.