Metal Shark Delivers New Foil-Assisted Catamaran Excursion Vessel to Pure Florida

Press Release - Shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a new excursion vessel to Southwest Florida tour and charter boat operator Pure Florida. “Sea Flight” is a custom 40’ x 14’ welded aluminum foil-assisted catamaran designed and built to USCG Subchapter “T” standards and configured to carry up to 33 passengers.  Designed by Jutson Marine Design, the vessel features … [Read more...]

Seastreak Commodore Success Breeds Construction of Sister Vessel

Press Release - Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the contract for the construction of a sister vessel to Seastreak Commodore. The great success of Seastreak Commodore has opened the door to welcome a second Incat Crowther 45 to accommodate the large passenger volume along traditional routes serviced by Seastreak and brings the operator’s fleet of Incat Crowther-designed … [Read more...]

Elliott Bay Design Group Appoints Brian King, PE, as President

Press Release - Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) announces today that its Board of Directors has appointed Brian King as President - Chief Engineer.  Brian will have direct supervision of the business and affairs of the company.  He will be responsible for advancing EBDG's major strategic objectives while leading the team on planning, business management, engineering, … [Read more...]

Robert Allan Ltd. and MTU team up to develop first natural gas fuelled shallow draft pushboat

Press Release - Natural gas is quickly becoming the “fuel of choice” for the maritime industry, not only for its potential in reducing environmentally hazardous gas emissions, but also for its reduced cost when compared to other fossil fuel-based alternatives. For natural gas to become a preferred marine fuel, its availability needs to improve, and this fact alone has hindered … [Read more...]

Shipping shows its heart, closing in on £2 million raised for new treatments for seriously ill children

Press Release - The international shipping industry is close to achieving a remarkable milestone by raising £2 million ($2.5m) to support research into new treatments for cancer and immune system problems at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London. The OSCAR Campaign at Great Ormond Street Hospital was named after Oscar Parry, the son of Phil Parry - chairman and … [Read more...]