AAM + SWITCH Maritime Announce the Launch of Sea Change, the World’s First Commercial Vessel Powered 100% by Hydrogen Fuel Cells

All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) and the vessel owner SWITCH Maritime (SWITCH) are pleased to announce Sea Change, a 70-foot, 75-passenger zero-emissions, hydrogen fuel cell-powered, electric-drive ferry that will operate in the California Bay Area. This will be the first commercial hydrogen fuel cell passenger ferry in the world, representing a monumental step in the US maritime industry’s transition to a sustainable future. The ferry was developed and constructed to demonstrate a pathway to commercialization for zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell marine technologies. While still working on permitting hydrogen fuel systems for maritime vessels with the US Coast Guard, the completed ferry will exhibit the viability of this zero-carbon ship propulsion technology for the commercial and More

Your Design & Build Solution for Offshore Wind Support Vessels

All American Marine began operations over 30 years ago by specializing in building aluminum fishing vessels used from California to Alaska. With the decline of the commercial fishing industry in the 1990s, we adapted to a changing marketplace and set the standard for aluminum vessel manufacturing in North America. Recognized for our craftsmanship and high quality, All American Marine has attained exclusive North American building rights with one of the world’s top naval architects and designers, Nic de Waal of Teknicraft Design, Ltd. in Auckland, New Zealand. The unique Teknicraft design incorporates a cutting-edge hull shape and an optional hydrofoil system in catamarans to create lift and enhance the vessel’s More

AAM Launches 50’ Research Vessel for NOAA

All American Marine (AAM) has launched a 50’ Research Vessel for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), designated for the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary in Washington State. The twin-engine Teknicraft Design vessel was constructed by AAM to USCG Subchapter T standards. The vessel will carry up to 18 personnel on board on a near coastal route. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary OCNMS) includes 3,188 square miles of marine waters off the rugged Olympic Peninsula coastline. The sanctuary extends 25 to 50 miles seaward, covering much of the continental shelf and several major submarine canyons.

The semi-displacement catamaran hull for this vessel was developed by Nic de Waal of Teknicraft Design in Auckland, New Zealand.  More

Terry Federer joins All American Marine as Business Development Manager

The owners of All American Marine (AAM) are proud to announce the appointment of Terry Federer as the organization’s Business Development Manager, effective May 10, 2021. Terry takes over the role from Ron Wille, who was recently appointed as President and COO. Terry recently left his position as Director of Alaska’s Maritime Training Center (AMTC). AMTC is a department of Alaska’s Vocational Technical Education Center (AVTEC) and is a division of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. AMTC is the largest most comprehensive maritime training school in Alaska and one of the leaders in the nation. AMTC trains and certifies over 1100 mariners annually for employment in the maritime industry. Prior to joining at More

All American Marine Joins Bryton Marine Group

All American Marine (AAM) owner, Matt Mullett has completed the private sale to family-owned Bryton Marine Group.

AAM, located in Bellingham, WA. is at the forefront of aluminum vessel design and manufacturing. The company has built a sterling reputation for building technologically enhanced designs with characteristics that ensure high-speed travel, industry-leading fuel efficiency, and customization to fit operators’ needs.

“AAM is a formidable addition to our group; they are a great cultural fit with a highly talented team. Their keen focus on technological integration and commitment to shaping the future of hybrid-electric and hydrogen vessel implementation is inspiring.”- Byron Bolton, Bryton CEO.

All American Marine continues to forge new frontiers in vessel construction. From their ultra-low wake hydrofoil-assisted More

Ron Wille Appointed as President of All American Marine

Bellingham, WA February 11, 2021:

The owners and board of directors of All American Marine (AAM) are proud to announce the appointment of Ron Wille as the organization’s next President. Ron brings to the position several decades of leadership and maritime experience. Ron became an integral part of the AAM team, joining in 2018 as the Business Development Manager. Previously, he had a decade long business relationship with AAM, working at Kenai Fjords Tours in Seward, Alaska. During that period, Kenai Fjords Tours purchased and operated three AAM hydrofoil-assisted catamarans. His past maritime experience managing and directing large company operations has left him particularly suited for the role. In addition, his maritime career also includes experience on More

All American Marine Awarded Contract with BLUETIDE Puerto Rico for Construction of a 73’ Research Vessel

All American Marine is proud to announce that we have recently secured a contract to construct a research vessel for BLUETIDE Puerto Rico. This 73’ x 26.7’ aluminum catamaran, will be constructed to USCG Subchapter T standards for use on both near coastal and ocean routes. The twin-engine vessel will be BLUETIDE’S first vessel for their marine research, education, innovation, and conservation work based out of Puerto Rico. The mission of BLUETIDE is to “Influence, Innovate, Support and Increase the eco-responsible economic impacts of a sustainable “Blue Economic” in the US Caribbean,” and this vessel will help to achieve and grow their efforts in the region.

The semi-displacement catamaran hull for this vessel was developed by Nic More

The Valdez Spirit: Repowering for a Promising Future

A true family business, Stan and Mary Helen Stephens started operating fishing and hunting charters out of Valdez, Alaska on their first vessel the 26-foot m/v Mary Helen, in 1971. Soon after, the rest of the family joined in, operating tours othe waters around Valdez and in Prince William SoundThey have been promoting the beautiful scenery and important resources of this community ever since, officially as Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises. The business has remained a valuable community asset, contributing economic, educational and environmental benefits to this region. It has even served a role in disaster relief when called upon 


All American Marine Launches ORCA II – The Second 78’ Catamaran for Great Western Attractions

Bellingham, WA  July 10, 2020: 

All American Marine, Inc. (AAM), together with Great Western Attractions (GWA), is pleased to announce the launch of the second of two 80’x 27’ aluminum catamarans for operation as passenger excursion vessels in Puget Sound.  Designed by Teknicraft in Auckland New Zealand, these identical Subchapter T certified vessels were constructed at All American Marine’s state-of-the-art 57,000 square foot facility on Bellingham Bay. These vessels will be a part of GWA’s multi-faceted tourism experience based in downtown Seattle.

GWA selected industry leaders AAM and Teknicraft Design, widely acknowledged for designing and building high quality and fuel-efficient aluminum vessel designs at a great value. These new vessels will combine innovative design features to enhance More

MarineLog Podcast with Ron Wille of All American Marine

In this edition of Listen Up!, MarineLog speaks with our very own Ron Wille, Business Development Manager here at All American Marine (AAM).

Wille joined the AAM in 2018 but has had a ten-year working relationship with the company, having previously spent 15 years working at Kenai Fjords Tours in Seward, Alaska. His maritime career also includes experience on tugboats that specialized in commercial ship assists and commercial towing in South Central Alaska.

Listen to the podcast below – just clicking that orange play button – where Ron discusses topics such as trends in the maritime industry, why a custom-built vessel is better in the long run, and what projects More

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