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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Custom Steel Boats Builds New Ferry

October 11, 2010

Custom Steel Boats, Inc. of Merritt, N.C. announced the signing of a contract with the Chatham Area Transit Authority located in Savannah, Gia. The contract is for the construction of a 67-ft S-Class 150 passenger ferry. The project is scheduled for completion in September 2011 and will be delivered to Savannah for use in transporting passengers to and from the International Trade and Convention Center located on Hutchinson Island.

The vessel was designed by DeJong and Lebet in Jacksonville, Fla. to meet the needs of the Chatham Area Transit Authority. After design approval by the United States Coast Guard the vessel was computer lofted by Boksa Marine Design located in Lithia, Flda. The first load of steel for the vessel was delivered from Metals USA in Mobile, Ala. on October 5, 2010. 



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