PSRY Now Major Center For Cruise Ship Destination, Repair And Conversion

Cruise ship owner confidence in Port of Portland Ship Repair Yard's (PSRY) unique abilities and convenient location have made it a major center for cruise ship destination, repair and conversion in the Pacific Northwest.

In addition to taking advantage of PSRY's Dry Dock 4, the largest drydock in the Americas, passengers can enjoy the dramatic scenery, beautiful countryside and natural wonders abundant in Oregon.

There are waterfalls, clean rivers and historic sites all within 90 minutes of the city lights and cheerful friendliness of metropolitan Portland, PSRYs home.

Trade and crafts unions and ship repair contractors at PSRY are establishing a training program innovation for new shipyard craftpersons and for developing new and improved skills of those currently in the industry.

The training will develop shipyard job skills for sheet-metal working, machinists, laborers, boilermarkers and painters.

The nonprofit cooperative program is supported by the trade and crafts unions and Portland Ship Yard repair contractors Cascade General, Inc.; Northwest Marine Inc.; West State, Inc.; and many subcontractors.

The Port of Portland is hosting/ housing/innkeeper for this training program, providing 14,000 square feet of Building 10 as the training center.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 45,  Apr 1992

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