Hike Metal Products, is a world Class custom boat and ship builder offering unparalleled application of maritime design engineering, manufacturing, production, and professional “know-how” in the construction and repair of a variety of boats and ships for commercial, government, and private sectors. Our combination of skills and talents is why we are recognized as the preferred custom boat and ship building company in the industry.
Hike Metal is extensively qualified in the production of complex designs in both welded steel and aluminum construction. Our patented Harmonic Vibratory Stress Relief Welding Process, used in all custom manufactured Work-Boats, has set the industry extended life standard with our 10 year written Hull Warranties. Every weld is performed by our highly skilled Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) certified welders.
Our experience in custom boat and shipbuilding enable us to offer a broad product range of the most durably constructed vessels for a wide range of clients, Ferries (for vehicle and passenger transport), Cruise Vessels and Tour Boats, High Speed Patrol Boats and Patrol Vessels, Police Boats, Tug Boats, Pilot Boats, Launches, Research Vessels, Survey Vessels, Jet Boats, Fire Boats, RHIB’s, Hovercraft, Search & Rescue Vessels, Oil Spill Recovery Vessels, Barges, Weed Harvester Boats, Fishing Vessels, Motor Yachts, Sailboats and Government Boats and Vessels of all types for the Coast Guard, Department of Defense and other Ministries and Departments.
Hike Metal Products offers services for clients that expect nothing less than first class quality boats and ships at very competitive prices. We own and operate the most modern, and well equipped shipbuilding facility in the industry and every vessel is built to the highest quality standards, with fully documented inspections and functional testing carried out at our waterfront facilities. Many vessels are required to meet the stringent quality and certification requirements of such classification Authorities as American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Lloyds Registry (LR).
Every project is treated with professional courtesy from the outset. Beginning with an intense “initial contract” meeting to discuss the contract requirements in detail. This is followed by a well planned production program of fabrication, outfitting, testing, delivery, commissioning and training.