19m Catamaran Fisheries Patrol Boat Launched

Press Release - Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the launch of Lady Megan, a 19m Catamaran Fisheries Patrol Vessel designed and built to a demanding specification. Built by Mainstay Marine for the Welsh Government, Lady Megan is a robust and versatile vessel that packs immense functionality into its modest platform and is designed to operate year round in the harsh … [Read more...]

Next Generation of Z-Tech® Tugs Arrive

  Press Release - Robert Allan - At the end of 2018, Gulf Island Shipyards completed the first of ten Z-Tech® 30-80 tugs, five of which were ordered by Bay Houston Towing Company through its operator G & H Towing Company in Galveston, Texas. The Z-Tech® 30-80 tug Mark E. Kuebler evolved from the … [Read more...]

Damen Dredging Equipment launches new DOP Dredger Series

Damen Dredging Equipment has launched a new DOP Dredger Series following the success of the DOP submersible dredge pump, which has proved its versatility across the globe. Damen has built more than 20 DOP dredgers on a one-off basis and at least 380 DOP pumps. The DOP submersible dredge pump has been such a great success over the last 25 years because of its simple concept, … [Read more...]

Recommended Read: ‘The Clock is Ticking’ – Inside The Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster In Decades – Vanity Fair

Here's an article you may be interested in that was published today by magazine Vanity Fair. In it, author Wiliam Langwiesche uses the 500-page transcript from the El Faro's recovered Voyage Data Recorder and other information made available during the investigations to piece together a gripping retelling of the worst U.S. maritime disaster in decades - the sinking of the … [Read more...]

Metal Shark Delivers First Two Potomac Riverboat Company Passenger Vessels

The first two passenger vessels built by Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark for Entertainment Cruises’ Potomac Riverboat Company division have been delivered to Washington, D.C. and are now in service. The two 88’, 149-passenger high speed aluminum catamaran vessels “Potomac Taxi I” and “Potomac Taxi II” departed Metal Shark’s Franklin, Louisiana shipyard in … [Read more...]