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Nov 6, 2015 01:25 PM

This register lists vessels of interest to professional mariners completed by North American shipyards in the year ended Sept. 1, 2015. In the case of sister vessels built by the same yard, we list only one.

American Eagle, 280’
Riverboat
Designer/builder: Chesapeake Shipbuilding, Salisbury, Md.
Owner/operator: American Cruise Lines, Guilford, Conn.

Arcticus, 78’
Oceanographic research vessel
Designer/builder: JMS Naval Architects, Mystic, Conn./Burger Boat, Manitowoc, Wis.
Owner/operator: U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Armand-Imbeau II, 302’
Passenger/vehicle ferry
Designer/builder: Concept Naval, Quebec City, and Vard Marine, Vancouver, British Columbia/Chantier Davie Canada, Levis, Quebec
Owner/operator: Societe des traversiers du Quebec, Quebec City

Baynes Sound Connector, 258’
Cable ferry
Designer/builder: Genoa Design International, Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador/Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards, North Vancouver, British Columbia
Owner/operator: BC Ferries, Victoria, British Columbia

Blake, 82’
Hydrographic survey vessel
Designer/builder: Fyffe Yachts, Kemah, Texas/Geo Shipyard, New Iberia, La.
Owner/operator: David Evans and Associates, Marine Services Division, Gulfport, Miss.

Brandon Bordelon, 257’
Ultra-light intervention vessel
Designer/builder: Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders, Houma, La., and C. Fly Marine Services, Mandeville, La./Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders
Owner/operator: Bordelon Marine, Lockport, La.

Bravante IX, 284’
PSV
Designer/builder: Vard Marine, Vancouver, British Columbia/Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, Fla.
Owner/operator: Boldini S.A., Bravante Group of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cape Fear Pilot III, 52’
Pilot boat
Designer/builder: C.R. Hunt Associates, New Bedford, Mass./Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Somerset, Mass.
Owner/operator: Wilmington-Cape Fear Pilots’ Association, Southport, N.C.

Cape Horn, 220’
OSV
Designer/builder: Elliott Bay Design Group, Seattle/Gulf Island Marine Fabricators, Houma, La.
Owner/operator: SeaMar LLC, Lafayette, La.

Captain Elliott, 205’
FSV
Designer/builder: Gulf Craft, Franklin, La.
Owner/operator: Texas Crewboats, Freeport, Texas

Caribou, 220’
OSV
Designer/builder: Master Boat Builders, Bayou La Batre, Ala.
Owner/operator: Adriatic Marine, Raceland, La.

CCGS A. LeBlanc, 140’
Midshore patrol vessel
Designer/builder: Damen Shipyards Group, Gorinchem, Netherlands/Irving Shipbuilding, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Owner/operator: Canadian Coast Guard, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Cecon Excellence, 427’
Subsea construction vessel
Designer/builder: Vik-Sandvik AS, Fitjar, Norway/Chantier Davie Canada, Levis, Quebec
Owner/operator: Cecon ASA, Arendal, Norway

Chandra B, 79’
Bunkering tanker
Designer/builder: Farrell & Norton Naval Architects, Newcastle, Maine/Blount Boats, Warren, R.I.
Owner/operator: American Petroleum & Transport, Miller Place, N.Y.

Deep Runner, 192’
FSV
Designer/builder: Breaux’s Bay Craft, Loreauville, La.
Owner/operator: Laborde Marine Management, New Orleans

Eagle Bay, 823’
Jones Act tanker
Designer/builder: Samsung Heavy Industries, Seoul, South Korea/Aker Philadelphia Shipyard
Owner/operator: SeaRiver Maritime, Houston

Harvey Sub-Sea, 327’
MPSV
Designer/builder: Vard Marine, Vancouver, British Columbia/Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Allanton, Fla.
Owner/operator: Harvey Gulf International Marine, Galliano, La.

HOS Black Watch, 302’
OSV
Designer/builder: Vard Marine, Vancouver, British Columbia/Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, Fla.
Owner/operator: Hornbeck Offshore Services, Covington, La.

HOS Crockett, 319’
OSV
Designer/builder: VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, Miss.
Owner/operator: Hornbeck Offshore Services, Covington, La.

HOS Warland, 302’
MPSV
Designer/builder: Vard Marine, Vancouver, British Columbia, with Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, Fla./Eastern Shipbuilding Group
Owner/operator: Hornbeck Offshore Services, Covington, La.

Isla Bella, 764’
Dual-fuel containership
Designer/builder: Daewoo Ship Engineering Co., Busan, South Korea/General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, Calif.
Owner/operator: TOTE Maritime, Jacksonville, Fla.

Java, 195’
OSV
Designer/builder: C&C Marine, Belle Chasse, La.
Owner/operator: Adriatic Marine, Raceland, La.

Jill, 185’
Lift boat
Designer/builder: Gulf Island Marine Fabricators, Houma, La.
Owner/operator: Montco Offshore, Galliano, La.

Kwansum, 54’
Fireboat
Designer/builder: Jensen Maritime Consultants, Seattle, and Donald L. Blount and Associates, Chesapeake, Va./Oregon Iron Works, Clackamas, Ore.
Owner/operator: City of Portland (Ore.) Fire & Rescue

Lady Tierney, 205’
FSV
Designer/builder: Incat Crowther, Lafayette, La./Halimar Shipyard, Morgan City, La.
Owner/operator: Sea Supply Inc., Galliano, La.

Lelu, 36’
Crew/pilot boat
Designer/builder: Kvichak Marine, Seattle
Owner/operator: West Coast Launch Ltd., Prince Rupert, British Columbia

Lucia, 89’
Tour boat
Designer/builder: Timothy Graul Marine Design, Sturgeon Bay, Wis./Burger Boat, Manitowoc, Wis.
Owner/operator: Wendella Sightseeing Co., Chicago, Ill.

Marjorie C, 692’
Container/ro-ro
Designer/builder: Uljanik Shipyard JSC, Pula, Croatia/VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, Miss.
Owner/operator: The Pasha Group, San Rafael, Calif./Pasha Hawaii, Honolulu

Missing Link, 142’
Megayacht
Designer/builder: Christensen Shipyards, Vancouver, Wash., with Carol Williamson & Associates, Portland, Ore. (interior)/Christensen Shipyards
Owner/operator: Private

Molly R. McCall, 180’
FSV
Designer/builder: Neuville Boat Works, New Iberia, La.
Owner/operator: Seacor Marine, Houma, La.

Ohio, 600’
Product tanker
Designer/builder: Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, South Korea/Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Philadelphia, Pa.
Owner/operator: Crowley Maritime Corp., Jacksonville, Fla.

Oliver Hazard Perry, 200’
Sailing education vessel
Designer/builder: Senesco Marine, North Kingstown, R.I., and Newport Shipyard, Newport, R.I.
Owner/operator: Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island, Newport, R.I.

Oscar B, 115’
Passenger ferry
Designer/builder: Elliott Bay Design Group, Seattle/Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, Wash.
Owner/operator: Wahkiakum County, Wash.

Pilot Boat No. 2, 36’
Pilot boat
Designer/builder: ABCO Industries, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Owner/operator: St. Maarten Ports Authority, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles

Pilot Boat No. 3, 45’
Pilot boat
Designer/builder: Marine Design, Gulf Breeze, Fla./Metal Shark Aluminum Boats, Franklin, La.
Owner/operator: Canaveral Pilots Association, Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Port Chicago, 75’
Fireboat
Designer/builder: Technology Associates Inc., New Orleans
Owner/operator: U.S. Army/Military Surface Deployment Distribution Command 596th Transportation Brigade

Ram Country, 270’
PSV
Designer/builder: Leevac Design Services, Covington, La./Leevac Shipyards, Jennings, La.
Owner/operator: Aries Marine, Lafayette, La.

Regulus, 272’
PSV
Designer/builder: Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors, Houma, La.
Owner/operator: GulfMark Offshore, Houston

Sally Fox, 105’
Passenger ferry
Designer/builder: Teknicraft Design, Auckland, New Zealand, with All American Marine, Bellingham, Wash./All American Marine
Owner/operator: King County (Wash.) Water Taxi Division

Sally Ride, 238’
Oceanographic research vessel
Designer/builder: Guido Perla & Associates, Seattle/Dakota Creek Industries, Anacortes, Wash.
Owner/operator: U.S. Navy/Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

Samish, 362’
Passenger/vehicle ferry
Designer/builder: Guido Perla & Associates, Seattle/Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, Wash.; Jesse Engineering, Tacoma, Wash.; and Vigor Fab, Seattle
Owner/operator: Washington State Ferries, Seattle

Spirit of the Sound, 63’
Hybrid-electric research vessel
Designer/builder: Incat Crowther, Belrose, Australia/Robert E. Derecktor, Mamaroneck, N.Y.
Owner/operator: Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk, Norwalk, Conn.

Splash, 75’
Dive support vessel
Designer/builder: Metal Shark Aluminum Boats, Franklin, La.
Owner/operator: Aqueos Corp., Broussard, La.

Thunder, 252’
PSV
Designer/builder: Guido Perla & Associates, Seattle/BAE Systems, Jacksonville, Fla.
Owner/operator: Jackson Offshore Operators, Harvey, La.

Trident, 65’
Research/education catamaran
Designer/builder: Fyffe Yachts, Kemah, Texas/Geo Shipyard, New Iberia, La.
Owner/operator: Texas A&M University at Galveston

USCGC James, 418’
National security cutter
Designer/builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss.
Owner/operator: U.S. Coast Guard, Charleston, S.C.

USCGC William Trump, 154’
Fast response cutter
Designer/builder: Damen Shipyards Group, Gorinchem, Netherlands/Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La.
Owner/operator: U.S. Coast Guard, Key West, Fla.

USNS Lewis B. Puller, 785’
Mobile landing platform
Designer/builder: General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego
Owner/operator: U.S. Navy/Military Sealift Command

USNS Trenton, 338’
Catamaran troop/equipment transport
Designer/builder: Austal USA, Mobile, Ala.
Owner/operator: U.S. Navy/Military Sealift Command

William M. Feehan, 66’
Fireboat
Designer/builder: MetalCraft Marine, Cape Vincent, N.Y.
Owner/operator: Fire Department of New York

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