Aker Finnyards Lands Cruise Ferry Order
Aker Finnyards and Estonian Hansatee Group came to an agreement for the construction of a new $150.8 million cruise ferry for the Gulf of Finland traffic. The 623 ft.
Nichols Bros. To Build Catamaran For Service On San Francisco Bay
The Alameda/Oakland Ferry Service on San Francisco Bay ordered a new 315-passenger catamaran ferry from Nichols Bros. Boatbuilders. Measuring 112 x 33 ft. (34.1 x 10 m)…
BMI Awarded Overhaul Contract
Baltimore Marine Industries (BMI) has been granted a $16.6 million contract by the U.S. Navy, Portsmouth, Va. for the overhaul of floating drydock USS Resolute.
New Rule Upgrade Shields Towing Vessels
The U.S. Coast Guard's final rule on "Fire Protection Measures for Towing Vessels" is posted on the Federal Register dated August 28. The ruling fine tunes the fire…
Litton Avondale Holds Keel Laying
Litton Avondale Industries laid the keel of M/V Polar Discovery on August 28 for Long Beach, Calif.-based Polar Discovery. Formally known as Arco Tankers, the company…