July, 1999 Maritime News

Environmental Tour Boat

Jul 29, 1999

Built for the pending Atlantis Marine World, Atlantis Explorer will offer passengers a "floating classroom" experience, as it sails down the Peconic River during a 2.

Crowley Christens Fifth Tractor Tug

Jul 29, 1999

Crowley Marine Services christened the fifth of its new Harbor-Class tractor tugs in Long Beach, Calif. Stephanie Goldberg, wife of Arco Marine executive Victor Goldberg,

Motor Yacht Launched

Jul 29, 1999

Pluckebaum Custom Boats recently completed production of a custom 53 ft. Sedan Fly Bridge Motor Yacht. The yacht is powered by twin Caterpillar 3126 diesels and

Boat Sunk in Puget Sound

Jul 29, 1999

One ship was partially sunk and another hoisted onto its deck in Puget Sound. Constructed by Todd Pacific Shipyards for use in hurricane-ravaged Central America, 206-ft.

TDI-Halter Delivers Pride Of Texas

Jul 29, 1999

Gulfport, Miss.-based TDI-Halter, a Halter Marine Group company completed its conversions and upgrades of Pride of Texas and Pride of Kansas from mat slot to mat cantilevered jackup drilling rigs.

Crowley Building Prevention Response Tugs

Jul 29, 1999

Vessel Management Services, a subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corp., is building three Z-drive, Cat-powered prevention response tugs (PRT). The first 140-ft. vessel

Seacraft Shipyard Sends Off Dive Yacht

Jul 29, 1999

Seacraft Shipyard Corporation, based in Amelia, La. delivered its recent newbuild, M/V Cayman Aggressor IV. Constructed to transport and support recreational scuba divers, the 100 ft.

San Francisco: Rapid Repower for Westar's Wildcat

Jul 29, 1999

San Francisco Bay, with its huge area and several ports, could more rightly be called an inland sea. Small harbors like Vallejo, major container ports like Oakland

Big Mama Gets a Make-Over

Jul 29, 1999

When Zito Companies towed 32-year old Big Mama into their subsidiary, Inter-Coastal Marine Repairs, at Jefferson, La., from her lay-up berth in Pascagoula, Miss.

New Shiplift and Pier at Ventura Harbor Boatyard

Jul 29, 1999

The Ventura Harbor Boatyard will be getting a new 150-ton Travelift and a new shiplift pier, thanks to a $641,000 federal grant. Matching funds will be provided

Tank Barge Report

Jul 29, 1999

Currently, Marcon International, Inc., the ship sale & chartering firm, has 62 inland tank barges available for sale, down from 124 in June 1996. Most of these are typical U.

NY Waterway to Purchase Three Boats

Jul 29, 1999

NY Waterway has contracted with Allen Marine, Inc., of Sitka, Alaska, for the purchase of three faster new ferry boats. Delivery is expected later this year. The 79-ft.

NY Waterway to Purchase Three Boats

Jul 29, 1999

NY Waterway has contracted with Allen Marine, Inc., of Sitka, Alaska, for the purchase of three faster new ferry boats. Delivery is expected later this year. The 79-ft.

James P. Colie & Associates Selected for Upgrades

Jul 29, 1999

Marine interior contractor, James P. Colie & Associates was selected for refurbishment of Crown Princess and Sky Princess. On Crown Princess, craftsmen refurbished the 10,000-sq.

Cummins-Case Credit Financial Services Expands

Jul 29, 1999

In the midst of a successful first year in the commercial marine market, Cummins-Case Credit Financial Services is announcing significant expansion of its commercial

Regatta Yachts Seeking Semi-Commercial Yacht Builders

Jul 29, 1999

Regatta Yachts is offering to any shipyard experiencing a downturn in orderbook activity, the opportunity to view plans for the company's new hospitality vessels.

BC Ferries Completes Investigation

Jul 29, 1999

BC Ferries has completed an internal investigation into the April 3 incident, in which unusually strong northwest winds caused Queen of Cowichan to break from its

Chesapeake Marine Tours Adds Twelfth Boat

Jul 29, 1999

Ed Hartman started his maritime life with a row boat on summer vacations to Annapolis. After a "real life" as a lawyer he followed his maritime passion in 1980

Forebody Update: A New Ship Comes Together

Jul 29, 1999

What started out as mere sketches on the drafting tables at CSL almost two years ago now sits in the building berth at Port Weller Dry Docks well on its way to

Marcon-Assisted Boat Sales

Jul 29, 1999

Blue & Gold Fleet, of San Francisco, has sold its 72 x 29 ft. all-aluminum, high-speed passenger catamaran ferry, Ohlone Spirit (ex-Alderbrook Express) to T.M.T.

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