Willie Brennon was promoted to Manufacturing Manager of SeaArk Marine, Inc. on December 1st, 2006. Mr. Brennon is a 30 year veteran of the company, most recently serving as the Team Coordinator over the welding shops and paint facilities of the company. Marcus Junior, paint shop Team Leader for the company, was promoted to the Team Coordinator position and will oversee all paint operations for the company under Mr. Brennon.
Zach McClendon, Jr. of Monticello, Ark. will celebrate being in the boat building business for 50 consecutive years this September. McClendon, along with his father, Zach McClendon, Sr. and another local businessman, Norris Judkins started MonArk Boat Company in May of 1958 building small aluminum jon boats using a shear and break press provided by Judkins. The company incorporated the next year, in August of 1959.
SeaArk Marine, aluminum work and patrol boat builder, was recently awarded a contract to built six 40 ft. Dauntless Class patrol boats by the U.S. Navy. The SeaArks are being purchased by the Department of Defense, in support of the PERU Riverine Program. The contract will be administered by the Naval Sea System Command. The vessels will be in operation in Peru on the Amazon River and other river systems. The Peruvian Coast Guard will use the boats for patrol and drug interdiction
SeaArk Marine, Inc. has delivered a 42-ft Dauntless Class Vessel to Cumberland Island National Seashore in St. Mary’s, Georgia. The vessel, Loggerhead, is tasked with transporting park rangers, personnel, and light equipment from St. Mary’s to Cumberland Island and jurisdictional waters within the Park Service. The SeaArk 42-ft Dauntless is constructed of all-welded marine grade aluminum. The state of the art design incorporates a two-man pilothouse and a
SeaArk Marine, Inc. has delivered three distinct mission-specific patrol craft to the Baltimore City Police Marine Unit. Missions include patrolling Baltimore's Inner Harbor, providing search and rescue, recovery and law enforcement. These enclosed cabin boats upgrade the marine unit's fleet from open, center console boats to vessels that allow the officers all season protection in all weather conditions. The backbone of the fleet is SeaArk's 36-ft. Dauntless Class
SeaArk Marine, Inc. has delivered three distinct mission-specific patrol craft to the Baltimore City Police Marine Unit. Missions include patrolling Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, providing search and rescue, recovery and law enforcement. These enclosed cabin boats upgrade the marine unit’s fleet from open, center console boats to vessels that allow the officers all season protection in all weather conditions. The pride of the fleet is SeaArk’s 36’ Dauntless Class
Silver Ships, Inc. has announced the appointment to its Sales Team of Sherry and Malcolm Wisch of Long Island, NY as Regional Sales Managers. In making this announcement, Jason Powers, Silver Ships’ General Manager, said “We are very excited to have Sherry and Malcolm Wisch join our Sales Team. Their vast and lengthy experience in the military, government and commercial boat markets is sure to have a positive impact on our business model for corporate growth and product
Sturdy Hulls Go Nearly Anywhere AB Inflatables offers its Profile line of aluminum hull RIBs. The rugged, 3.28-mil hulls are lighter than comparable fiberglass hulls and are perfectly suited for operating in lakes and rivers or along rocky coastlines. In these environments, the aluminum bottoms also help resist abrasions from coral and sandy beaches. An extra air chamber between the hull and the floor keeps the Profile models buoyant even when flooded
VT Halmatic VT Halmatic has delivered an Arctic 24 rigid inflatable boat (RIB) to the island of Tristan da Cunha. Located in the South Atlantic, approximately 1,740 miles west of Cape Town, Tristan da Cunha is acknowledged as the world's most remote inhabited island. The island supports a thriving community concentrating on fishing and agriculture and the new RIB joins an existing VT Halmatic Pacific 38 RIB. The new Arctic 24 will be used as an additional fisheries patrol boat and
U.K. based software house Marine Software Ltd has delivered its DNV Type Approved Marine Planned Maintenance System to Saga Shipping for its 580 passenger capacity cruise liner, the MS Sage Rose. Marine Software imported all job descriptions, PM schedule and historical records from Saga Rose’s existing MS-DOS AMOS D system into their Marine Planned Maintenance for Windows system. The vessel was therefore able to continue using their PM system in the new format after only a short interval.
Analytic Systems has announced that it has responded to its commercial marine reseller network in North America and started the process of certifying their marine specific power conversion products. These products will be highlighted at the Multi-Agency Combat Craft Conference at
Analytic Systems has announced that it has responded to its commercial marine reseller network in North America and started the process of certifying their marine specific power conversion products. The first models to be certified to ABS standards are the new BCA1505 (1500W AC
Military and industrial aluminum boat manufacturer SeaArk Marine, Inc. of Monticello, Arkansas said it will temporarily suspend acceptance of new boat orders until further notice. Due to very sporadic and extremely low (new construction) sales figures for nearly 24 straight months
SeaArk Marine announced the retirement of Vice President of Engineering, Casmer “Cas” Kirby. Kirby began his career with SeaArk Marine, Inc. in 1991 and was promoted to Vice President of Engineering for the company in 2006. During that time
SeaArk Marine, Inc. recently delivered a 36’ Patrol Boat to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police in Stevensville, MD. The 3612-V Dauntless Ram Class vessel is an addition to a similar SeaArk Dauntless patrol boat, and multiple Commander Ram Class patrol boats
SeaArk Marine, Inc. recently delivered two 2610 survey boats to the Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District. The vessels are assigned to Pleasant Valley, Iowa and Lock and Dam 18 in Gladstone, Ill. The vessels are powered by twin Mercury Optimax
SeaArk Marine, Inc. recently delivered Isla Tesoro, a 55-ft Dauntless RAM Pilot boat to the Armada Nacional De Colombia. The vessel is assigned to DIMAR at the Port of Cartagena. The vessel is powered by twin MAN R6-800 diesel engines rated at 800 hp (588 kW) @ 2300 rpm each coupled
SeaArk Marine, Inc. recently completed a 27-ft Commander RAM fire/rescue boat for the Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department in Indian Head, Md. The boat is responsible for fire suppression and emergency rescue missions on the Potomac River and surrounding waters.
SeaArk Marine, Inc. recently delivered Isla Tesoro, a 55-ft Dauntless RAM Pilot boat, to the Armada Nacional De Colombia. The vessel is assigned to DIMAR at the Port of Cartagena. The vessel is powered by twin MAN diesel engines at 800 hp each coupled to ZF gears and Ultra Dynamics 410 jet
SeaArk Marine, Inc. has delivered a 30-ft Enforcer Series all-welded aluminum fire/rescue boat to the Guntersville, Ala. Fire Department. The boat features a modified vee, constant deadrise hull that produces a smooth, dry and stable ride
SeaArk Marine, Inc. has delivered a 26-ft Utility Series (Little Giant) all-welded aluminum fire/rescue boat to the Wilder, KY Fire Department. The boat features a heavy duty “cathedral” multi-vee hull that produces a fast, smooth
SeaArk Marine, Inc, of Monticello, Ark. has announced immediate plans to expand their production capacity to better meet the needs of the Gulf Oil Crisis. “Unfortunately, it appears this catastrophe is going to be around for some time” said Ken McFalls
SeaArk Marine, Inc. recently completed the first two boats of a five boat contract for the Haiti Coast Guard. The vessels were purchased through the Global Peace and Security Fund, administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT)
The Department of Transportation has announced 70 grants totaling $98m in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds that will be used to improve small shipyards throughout the United States. The funds, awarded through the Maritime Administration’s Assistance to Small
SeaArk Marine, Inc. has recently delivered Cayman Guardian, a 65 ft Dauntless RAM Patrol boat to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Marine Unit. The fast patrol boat is to be assigned to the joint Customs, Police and Immigration Marine Unit for border protection in helping to prevent drug and