Freeport Building for Potomac Party Cruises
Freeport Shipbuilding of Freeport Florida will be delivering a 140 x 42 ft. dinner cruise boat to Potomac Party Cruises of Washington D.C. in October of 1999. Main…
Tank Barge Report
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.S.
FastShip Signs with NASSCO for Construction of Fleet
FastShip has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), a subsidiary of General Dynamics, for the building of the…
MMS and USACE Sign Memorandum of Agreement
The USACE and the Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) signed a Memorandum of Agreement to plan and coordinate procedures for shore protection…
FirstWave/Newpark Awarded Trio of Contracts
Providing ship repair, conversion, new construction and related services for barges and other vessels, FirstWave/Newpark Shipbuilding has garnered three new contracts.
Hvide Marine Sells Six Vessels to Tidewater
Hvide Marine Inc. signed an agreement in principle with Tidewater Inc. for the sale of six offshore support vessels for $22 million. The price includes the assumption…
Cummins, Wärtsilä Join to Provide Full Service Distributed Energy Solutions
Cummins Power Generation Americas and Wärtsilä NSD North America, Inc. have formed a joint venture, Combined Energy Systems, to provide natural gas and light fuel…
Rex Alloy Offers New RIB
Designed by policemen for policemen, the Interceptor line of 43 ft. high speed RIBs are capable of speeds up to 70 mph, and are engineered to be the strongest, safest…
New ISO Standard for Electronic Chart Databases
A new standard for the Quality, Content and Updating of databases for Electronic Chart Systems (ECS) is being proposed by the International Standards Organization (ISO).
Second Fast Ferry Launched
B.C.'s second fast ferry was launched by Premier Glen Clark and Gordon Wilson, minister responsible for BC Ferries, in the company of more than 150 B.C. shipyard workers.
Robert Allan Completes Design for Escort Tug
Robert Allan Ltd. has completed the design for a major new escort tug for Norwegian tug owners Johannes Østensjø dy AS of Haugesund. The tug will be dedicated to…
Cummins Trains Louisiana Diesel Technicians
With several shipyards and marine operators in the area, Morgan City, La. is a center for crewing and supply of the Gulf oil industry. Since last January, a partnership…
New Towboat Built on Old Hull
Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc., based in Harvey, La., has delivered a towboat, Espiritu Paraguayo, to Asuncion, Paraguay to Navegacion Paraguaya Americana S.A.…
Tidewater Building Two 145 ft. Crewboats at Swiftships
Working from a proven Swiftship design with modifications to meet their particular needs, Tidewater Marine has ordered a pair of 145 x 26 ft. crewboats from Swiftships, in Morgan City, La.
Taking Care of Business
Diamond Services Corp., based in Morgan City, La., knows the importance of staying competitive in the oilfield service industry, which is why the company broke conventional…
New Cat Engines Offer Fuel Savings, Low Emissions for OSVs
Caterpillar has begun shipment of its new 3500 high displacement engines - units which offer up to 13 percent more power and a seven percent improvement in power…
Packman and Packcat Delivered
William E. Munson delivered a Packman 23 and Packcat 24 to commercial fishing camps, to be used for support and non-commercial activities, including hauling fuel…
MEMCO Christens Joy Anne Keller
MEMCO Barge Line, the inland barging subsidiary of Electric Fuels Corp. (EFC), christened a new towboat in New Orleans. M/V Joy Anne Keller, named after the wife of EFC President and CEO Richard D.
Niagara Christened at Port Weller Dry Docks
The largest-ever Canadian ship built for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence was christened at Port Weller Dry Docks at the Lake Ontario entrance to the Welland Canal.
Advanced Yachts Launches Venturer 44 Power Catamaran
Venturer 44, the flagship offering by Venturer Catamarans of Australia, is offered with engine options from twin 170 hp with shaft drives to twin 300 hp with waterjets.