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Peter Kennedy has been in  business since 1991 designing, installing and servicing marine electrical systems. The purpose of this blog is to offer support to both professional installers and  do-it-yourself boat owners who wish to undertake this work themselves.

Peter Kennedy has been in  business since 1991 designing, installing and servicing marine electrical systems. The purpose of this blog is to offer support to both professional installers and  do-it-yourself boat owners who wish to undertake this work themselves.

Blue Sea Systems fire recovery update

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 1/22/2019 to News



On November 10, 2018, a fire broke out at the Blue Sea Systems Bellingham, WA facility resulting in a total loss of the building including the production area, office space, product, assembly fixtures and test equipment. Since then, a lot of work has been done to aid in the recovery plan. Here is the latest update as of January 22nd 2019

Building 

Blue Sea Systems is now in a new, permanent location: New address: 4600 Ryzex Way, Bellingham, WA 98226 (across the street from the previous building) 

Manufacturing area

Building improvements are in process, tables, racks and work cells are being set up 

Component inventory

Aggressive ordering of components occurred immediately following the fire and pallets have filled the manufacturing floor requiring additional storage 

Work Area 

The repack Line including circuit breakers, fuses, and switches are up and running at full capacity. The Panel-Line for standard metal and custom 360 panels will be operational by January 25th. There is a backlog of 2,000 build hours for custom 360 Panels; additional resources will be added to reduce the backlog. Estimated shipping dates and lead times for custom 360 panels will begin the 2nd week of Feb. 

Production Printers

Installed and operational. Custom label material will arrive week of January 21.


Here is the new Blue Sea Systems building:

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