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 Defiant, is a welded aluminum monohull pilothouse vessel that uses Sea Machines autonomous technology for manned, reduced-crew or unmanned autonomous operations to deliver … [Read more...]

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...]

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 Metal Shark “50 Defiant X” fireboat, a welded aluminum monohull vessel featuring a proven hull form and a specialized arrangement optimized for firefighting. The new fire boats are being … [Read more...]

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’ Defiant-class monohull pilot boat designed by Metal Shark and built at the company’s Franklin, Louisiana shipyard. This new pilot boat is intended to replace the pilots’ smaller, single-engine 40’ … [Read more...]

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 Show in New Orleans. “With the exponential growth of our company, capabilities and technology, we found ourselves with an abundance of genuinely newsworthy product to highlight at … [Read more...]