Thursday, December 3, 2020
The first NYC Ferry
Shipbuilding

Metal Shark Completes 4-Year, 22-Vessel Newbuild Program for NYC Ferry

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has its four-year production run for the NYC Ferry service, delivering its twenty-second and final vessel. The vessel, named Time Traveler, is an 85-foot, 150-passenger, USCG...

December 3, 2020
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Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Interesting

U.S. Coast Guard to Test Autonomous Response Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard has selected Louisianna-based shipbuilder Metal Shark and Sea Machines, the automous shipping tech company out of Boston, to supply an autonomous test vessel to the USCG...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 130

Friday, September 25, 2020
Metal Shark M48 expedition yacht
Maritime News

Metal Shark Launches New Line of Expedition Yachts

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark is marking its entry into the recreational yacht market with the introduction of a new 48-meter aluminum hull catamaran. The Metal Shark M48, named Magnet, is...

September 25, 2020
Total Views: 221

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Stephanie Pasentine towboat
Maritime News

Metal Shark Delivers First Steel-Hulled Inland Towing Vessel

Louisiana-based aluminum boat builder Metal Shark has delivered its first steel-hulled inland towboat from the company’s shipyard in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.  The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboat, named...

May 6, 2020
Total Views: 57

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Press Releases

Metal Shark to Commence Full-Rate Production of the US Navy’s Next-Generation Patrol Boat

Press Release – Shipbuilder Metal Shark and the US Navy are nearing the end of theoperational test and evaluation (OT&E) trial period for the Navy’s incoming standardized “40 PB” patrol...

December 19, 2019
Total Views: 111

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Maritime News

Metal Shark and Sea Machines Launch Autonomous Boat Line

Boston-based Sea Machines and U.S.-based shipbuilder Metal Shark have partnered on a new 29-foot autonomous vessel now being offered to government and commercial markets. The boat, called the Sharktech 29...

September 24, 2019
Total Views: 24

Monday, September 16, 2019
Press Releases

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’...

September 16, 2019
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Press Releases

Metal Shark Building Fire Boats for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

Press Release – Metal Shark – Shipbuilder Metal Shark has been selected to build the next generation of fire boats for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department. Miami-Dade has selected the...

April 16, 2019
Total Views: 10

Monday, February 4, 2019
Press Releases

Metal Shark Delivers New Pilot Boat to Brazos Pilots Association

Press Release – Metal Shark has delivered a custom welded-aluminum pilot boat to the Brazos Pilots Association in Freeport, Texas. The new vessel, “Brazos Pilot,” is a 64’ x 19’...

February 4, 2019
Total Views: 81

Monday, November 26, 2018
Press Releases

Metal Shark to Debut New Models and Technology at 2018 International Workboat Show

Press Release – Metal Shark – Jeanerette, Louisiana – November 26th, 2018: Shipbuilder Metal Shark will be showcasing an array of new products and technology at this year’s International Workboat...

November 26, 2018
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Press Releases

Metal Shark Joins Forces with Bahamas National Trust to Support the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park

Press Release – Metal Shark – Jeanerette, LA – November 20, 2018: Alabama and Louisiana, USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has partnered with the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) to support the...

November 21, 2018
Total Views: 3

Monday, November 12, 2018
Press Releases

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...

November 12, 2018
Total Views: 1

Monday, October 22, 2018
Metal Shark 120 x 35 River Towboat
Maritime News

Metal Shark Enters U.S. Towboat Market with Three-Vessel Order

U.S. aluminum boatbuilder Metal Shark has officially entered the inland towboat market with a contract to built three 120′ river towboats Florida Marine Transporters of Mandeville, Louisiana. The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG...

October 22, 2018
Total Views: 5

Metal Shark 120 x 35 River Towboat
Press Releases

Metal Shark Alabama “Open for Business” with New Appointments and a Major Towboat Contract with Florida Marine Transporters, Inc.

Bayou La Batre, AL – October 22, 2018 USA shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced its entry into the towboat market with a contract to build three 120’ x 35’ river...

October 22, 2018
Total Views: 3

Friday, July 13, 2018
Press Releases

Metal Shark and ASV Global Introduce SHARKTECH Autonomous Vessels

Press Release – Metal Shark – Jeanerette, LA – July 12th, 2018: Louisiana, USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has joined forces with autonomous vessel technology developer ASV Global to introduce “Sharktech”...

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 31

Monday, June 11, 2018
metal shark acquires horizon shipbuilding
Maritime News

Metal Shark Acquires Horizon Shipbuilding’s 35-Acre Alabama Shipyard

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has acquired the assets of Alabama-based Horizon Shipbuilding following a motion approved earlier this month by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Alabama. With the...

June 11, 2018
Total Views: 20

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Press Releases

Metal Shark Delivers New Patrol Boats to the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard in Curacao

  Press Release – Metal Shark – Jeanerette, LA – May 10, 2018: Four new high speed patrol boats manufactured by Louisiana, USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark for the Dutch Caribbean Coast...

May 10, 2018
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Press Releases

Metal Shark Delivers New 45’ Pilot Boat and 32’ Port Security Boat to the Virgin Islands Port Authority

Press Release: Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered two new custom welded aluminum vessels to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA). The vessels, designed by Metal Shark and built at...

April 24, 2018
Total Views: 35

Friday, April 13, 2018
River Patrol
Press Releases

Metal Shark Delivers Another Round of Patrol Boats to the Vietnam Coast Guard

Jeanerette, LA – April 12, 2018: Another six new military patrol boats built by Louisiana, USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark have been delivered to the Vietnam Coast Guard. This newest round...

April 13, 2018
Total Views: 1

Friday, February 9, 2018
Press Releases

Metal Shark Introduces New Line of Passenger Vessels; Announces Redued Lead Times

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has partnered with design firm Incat Crowther to develop an entirely new line of passenger vessels. At last week’s Passenger Vessel Association (PVA) Maritrends Conference in...

February 9, 2018
Total Views: 22