Marcon-Assisted Boat Sales

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 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. Corp., of Washington. The 212-passenger vessel was built in 1984 by Nichols Bros., of Freeland, Wash. to an INCAT design. It was powered by twin GM16V92Ts for a total of 1,600 hp producing a speed of 22 knots. Ohlone Spirit was most recently serving as a passenger ferry on San Francisco Bay, until its delivery. Intended service for the vessel will be as a tour/sightseeing vessel in Southeast Alaska. Also, Pacific Northwest Aggregates, Inc., has taken delivery of 250 x 76 x 16.7 ft. ocean deck barge St. John, from Crowley Marine Service. The 5,970 tdw barge was originally built in 1976 by Todd Shipyards, Inc. The new buyers are converting the barge to haul aggregates on the inland waters of the Columbia River and tributaries. Marcon International Inc. acted as sole and exclusive broker in the sales.
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