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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 »

 

VT Halter to build two ATB tugs for Bouchard

8/4/2014

On Friday, Pascagoula, Miss.-based VT Halter Marine, a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems, announced new contracts to build two 130' articulated tug-barge (ATB) tugs for Bouchard Transportation.   Continued »

 
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Gladding-Hearn builds new pilot boat for Delaware pilots

7/30/2014

The Delaware pilots association has ordered its third pilot boat of the popular Chesapeake class from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation.   Continued »

 

Burger Boat lands contract for Chicago passenger vessel

7/29/2014

Burger Boat Company has received a contract for the construction of an 89' steel passenger vessel for Wendella Sightseeing Company, Chicago, Ill.   Continued »

 
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