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Derecktor Eyes Military Deal

Dec 12, 2007

Derecktor Shipyards could be building high-speed ferries for the U.S. military in Bridgeport if it and its partners can edge out some tough competition for what could be a $234m defense contract.

Maersk Enters Bid to Build Ships for Navy

Dec 05, 2007

Maersk Line Ltd. has submitted a bid to the Navy in hopes of winning a Defense Department contract to design and construct the Pentagon's proposed Joint High Speed Vessel, or JHSV.

Derecktor Delivers Fire Boat

Dec 12, 2006

Derecktor Shipyards delivered a 30-ft. fire boat to the Branford, Connecticut Fire Department. Based upon the asymmetrical catamaran designed Bridgeport Police vessel,

Derecktor’s Bridgeport Facility Signs Contract for Sister Vessel

Dec 08, 2006

Derecktor Shipyards recently agreed to build a sister vessel to Warbaby Fox, the 124-ft. catamaran passenger ferry delivered this past summer to theGovernment of Bermuda.

AMHS Ferry's Return Delayed Further

May 09, 2006

The FVF Fairweather, which was earlier expected to return to service in June, will be delayed until at least July 1, Alaska Marine Highway officials said Monday.

Derecktor Shipyards Chosen By SENESCO For Subcontract

Nov 28, 2005

Derecktor Shipyards has been selected by Southeastern New England Shipbuilding Company (SENESCO) to provide construction support on a 140,000 barrel fuel barge project.

MV Chenega to be Delayed

Mar 07, 2005

In an expectation that the delivery of the state’s second fast vehicle ferry, M/V Chenega, will likely be delayed until late April or even May 1, the Alaska Marine

U.S. Ferry Market Prospects Looking Up

Sep 10, 2004

The proliferation of sleek, unique and fast ferries on U.S. waterways is slowly becoming the reality that has been much discussed for decades. While the country


Aug 05, 2004

As technologically advanced as communications have become, the bottom line, particularly for business applications, remains basically the same: the need for clear,

Emerging from Fog

Jun 04, 2004

By Larry Pearson The various segments of the passenger vessel industry have undergone significant transformation in the last 12 months. It looks stronger

SeaWave Delivers for Alaska High Speed Ferry

Mar 05, 2004

SeaWave, LLC has installed the SeaWave Integrator 3.0 aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System's (AMHS) high speed ferry "Fairweather," as it embarks on a one month trip for delivery from Bridgeport,

Feature: Passenger Vessels : What's in Store in 2004?

Jan 14, 2004

By Larry Pearson The passenger vessel market is a classic mature marine market. Segments of it are doing well, while other parts have literally died. For example,

Vessels: What’s in Store for 2004?

Nov 24, 2003

By Larry Pearson The 2003 workboat construction market had its ups and downs and at best has given mixed signals about 2004 and beyond. Among the various workboat vessel segments,

Feature: Conrad Building New Ferry for AMHS

Jul 23, 2003

By Larry Pearson The Alaska Marine Highway System has become very active building ferries for the State of Alaska. Much of the recent attention has gone to the pair of 235-ft.

Feature: Ferry Boat Construction Tops Passenger Vessel Industry

Jul 07, 2003

The passenger vessel industry continues to be mired in a construction malaise with high-speed passenger only ferries and more conventional passenger auto ferries the only bright spot.

East Coast: Derecktor: Bridgeport Expansion Opens Opportunities

Feb 21, 2003

Derecktor Shipbuilding has quietly gone about the business of building great boats, generally eschewing bold press headlines along the way. This has started to change,

Derecktor Cuts Plate for Alaskan Ferry

Feb 14, 2003

Derecktor Shipyards held a plate cutting ceremony at its Bridgeport Connecticut facility for the first piece of plate cut for the highspeed ferry M/V Chenega. George Capacci,

Derecktor Builds More Taxis

Feb 11, 2003

After having delivered the first three of six small passenger ferries to New York Water Taxi (NYWT) in 2002, Derecktor Shipyards now has vessel four, five and six under construction.

NEWS:Derecktor Tapped to Build Second 73M Ferry for AMHS

Jan 29, 2003

Derecktor's investment in a new construction facility in Bridgeport, Conn., has paid off with a prestigious contract to build two new high-spec ferries for the Alaska Marine Highway System.

Derecktor to Build Second Ferry for Alaska

Jan 23, 2003

Derecktor Shipyards will construct another high-speed ferry for the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS). This ferry, to be named the M/V Chenga, is the second

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