Washington, D.C. 20549




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 26, 2018

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Louisiana    001-34279    72-1147390
(State of incorporation)    (Commission File Number)    (IRS Employer Identification No.)

16225 Park Ten Place, Suite 300, Houston, Texas    77084
(Address of principal executive offices)    (Zip Code)

(713) 714-6100
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On September 26, 2018, Gulf Marine Fabricators, L.P. (the Seller), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. (the Company), entered into an agreement of sale (the Agreement) with Berry Contracting, L.P. (Berry) to sell the Company's fabrication yard located in Aransas Pass, Texas (the North Yard Property). Under the Agreement, Berry has agreed to purchase the North Yard Property along with certain equipment (excluding all crawler cranes) located on the North Yard Property for $28 million on or before November 15, 2018. The terms of the Agreement are subject to normal and customary conditions, including Berry’s right to conduct inspections of the North Yard Property related to confirmation of title, surveys, environmental conditions, easements and access rights, and certain third party consents. Under the terms of the Agreement, Berry provided the Company with a $500,000 deposit, which is refundable under certain circumstances.

The foregoing is only a summary of certain provisions of the Agreement and is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the Agreement, which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. In connection with entry into the Agreement the Company issued a press release on September 27, 2018, which is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


/s/ Kirk J. Meche
Kirk J. Meche
President and Chief Executive Officer and Director

Dated: September 27, 2018