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August 31, 2010

DCI drydock

A barge in drydock on the Guemes Channel. This Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) facility, located at the end of Commercial Avenue, is busy year-round.

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August 23, 2010

Tillikum at DCI

Among several vessels currently under construction or repair at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) of Anacortes is the state ferry Tillikum, built in Seattle in 1959.

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May 27, 2009

DCI flip

When it comes to lifting several tons of steel into a precise position, “the wind is not our friend.” Heavy equipment operators held a helicopter pad in vertical position Wednesday morning at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI), where another the vessel … Continue reading

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December 13, 2008

New pier progress

Dramatic progress has been made in recent weeks at Dakota Creek Industries, where a partnership between DCI and the Port of Anacortes will lead to additional shipyard space by next spring. Visible in the distance is the loading of a … Continue reading

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October 25, 2008

Boat building

The marine services sector of the local economy is strong, thanks in large part to Dakota Creek Industries. This vessel is under construction at the shipyard between 5th Street and the Guemes Channel.

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September 11, 2008

Shoreline cleanup

As usual, the pace is hectic at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) shipyard on the Guemes Channel. Dredging by DCI contractor Pacific Pile and Marine is taking place in the foreground for improvements that will include new docking facilities. In the … Continue reading

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August 6, 2008

Congressman climbs

U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen (D-2nd Dist.) follows Dakota Creek Industries executive Mike Nelson up a ramp leading to the new vessel Grant Candies. A visit to the DCI-built ship was part of a morning schedule that included an on-site tour … Continue reading

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February 23, 2008

Weekend lift

Saturday morning was a workday for at least part of the construction crew at Dakota Creek Industries on the Anacortes waterfront. Crane operators worked their magic as a section of decking was lifted into place on the Grant Candies, a … Continue reading

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February 13, 2008

Grant Candies

I was excited by this afternoon’s sunshine, so headed out with my camera for the Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) shipyard, where progress on the vessel “Grant Candies” continues. I can spot this boat from my living room window, but hadn’t … Continue reading

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August 16, 2006

Congressman visits

It was Congressman Rick Larsen’s second visit to Anacortes in as many days Wednesday when he arrived to tour Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) facilities. He is pictured here reviewing shipyard improvement plans with Mike Nelson (DCI) and Port Commissioner Bill … Continue reading

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