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Incat christens world's largest fast crew boat

9/18/2014

On Sept. 15, the 70m fast crew boat (FCB) was christened Muslim Magomayev at a ceremony at the Incat shipyard in Hobart, Tasmania.   Continued »

 

Ingram to build 20 tank barges

9/18/2014

Ingram Barge Company announced today that they will be building 20 tank barges in 2015 to meet growing demand for chemical shipments.   Continued »

 
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Kvichak to build seven more TPSBs for Coast Guard

9/11/2014

Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, Wash., was awarded a five year contract by the Coast Guard for the construction of 32’ Transportable Port Security Boats (TPSB) in 2011. Kvichak has delivered 52 vessels to date. The USCG recently awarded an additional seven vessels to the contract.   Continued »

 
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Condor Ferries purchases Austal trimaran

8/21/2014

Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) yesterday announced it has completed the sale of “Austal Hull 270”, the company’s 102 m trimaran stock vessel to Channel Islands' ferry operator Condor Ferries, for $61.5 million.   Continued »

 
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Fourth National Security Cutter completes acceptance trials

8/19/2014

The fourth National Security Cutter, Hamilton, successfully completed several days of rigorous acceptance trials Thursday to ensure the cutter meets its contractual requirements and is ready for delivery to the Coast Guard.   Continued »

 
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Ingalls christens fifth National Security Cutter

8/19/2014

This weekend Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened the company's fifth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC), James.   Continued »

 
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Incat Crowther launches two new ferries for Sydney Harbour

8/12/2014

Incat Crowther has launched the Mary Reibey and Annabelle Rankin, the second and third in a series of 24m catamaran passenger ferries for Captain Cook Cruises.   Continued »

 
A Canal-class towboat under construction at Eastern Shipbuilding.

FMT orders another inland towboat from Eastern

8/8/2014

Mandeville, La.-based Florida Marine Transporters has exercised an option to add one more 90’x32’x10’ Canal-class inland towboat to the five vessel program currently under contract with Eastern Shipbuilding Group   Continued »

 
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Eastern delivers HOS Black Foot to Hornbeck

8/7/2014

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has delivered HOS Black Foot (Hull 206) to Hornbeck Offshore Services.   Continued »

 
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Elliott Bay to design new Staten Island ferries

8/5/2014

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has been selected by the New York Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) to design a new class of ferries that will operate between the boroughs of Staten Island and Manhattan.   Continued »

 
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