Mat Boat Sources Sought Notice

Press Release - Bristol, Rhode Island – November 19th, 2018 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Marine Design Center (MDC) will soon be releasing a sources sought notice for the construction of the Mat Boat, a 188’ x 74’ x 10’ deck barge, for the Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) located on the Mississippi River. The barge is to be built to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Rules … [Read more...]

Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award

Press Release - Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating the success of Multraship and its innovation arm Novatug in winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping  award 2018. Working with a number of industry partners they developed the ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE Tug (CRT) design that is safer, stronger and more manoeuvrable for its size than any equivalent vessel operating … [Read more...]

Press Release: Powerful TundRA 3600-H Icebreaker Tug Destined for Swedish Port Launched in Spain

Press Release - Robert Allan Ltd. - On Monday October 8, a new hybrid-powered icebreaking escort tug was launched by GONDAN Shipbuilders in Figueras, Spain. This is an important step for GONDAN Shipbuilders in unique compact icebreaker development. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., the new vessel is a TundRA 3600-H class icebreaker tug which reflects the generations of experience … [Read more...]

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao floating dock operational

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu), has on 2 November commissioned its large floating C dock. After the final tests had been carried out in the morning, the C Dock was submerged onto the equalized seabed. DSCu Nautical department, with the help of local KTK pilots and tugs subsequently docked the first commercial ship, a 63,400 tonnes deadweight bulkcarrier, thus putting the C … [Read more...]

Metal Shark Completes New Passenger Ferries for New Orleans Regional Transit Authority

Press Release - Jeanerette, LA – November 18, 2018: Shipbuilder Metal Shark is pleased to announce that both new 105-foot, 150-passenger, high speed aluminum catamaran passenger ferries constructed for the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) have been completed and are ready to enter service. The first of the two new ferries was completed earlier this year and … [Read more...]