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On Sept. 15, the 70m fast crew boat (FCB) was christened Muslim Magomayev at a ceremony at the Incat shipyard in Hobart, Tasmania.
Ingram Barge Company announced today that they will be building 20 tank barges in 2015 to meet growing demand for chemical shipments.
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.
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.
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.
This weekend Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened the company's fifth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC), James.
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.
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
Eastern Shipbuilding Group has delivered HOS Black Foot (Hull 206) to Hornbeck Offshore Services.
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.
Headaches on the Hudson
A hoped-for source of funding for the replacement of the Tappan Zee bridge, which crosses the Hudson River north of New York City, with a pair of new spans has failed to materialize.
Author: Barry Parker
September 18, 2014
Protecting the sailor that speaks up
Did you know there’s a federal law called the “Seaman’s Protection Act” that is subtitled “Protection of seaman against discrimination”?
Author: John K. Fulweiler
September 18, 2014