Archive of: American Ship Review

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Harvey Champion

Harvey Champion

Building on the achievements of its first Tiger Shark-class platform supply vessels, Eastern Shipbuilding Group has launched a new series of three boats featuring diesel-electric propulsion, enhanced berthing and unprecedented environmental credentials.

American Ship Review 2013
Budget impasse means Navy is thinking the unthinkable

Budget impasse means Navy is thinking the unthinkable

For the next few years, the Navy’s course is certain, right? No longer required to support two wars in different regions at the same time, it will focus on the South China Sea, moving from a 50-50 split of forces between Pacific and Atlantic to a 60-40 tilt. Its size will stabilize at around 300 ships. An influx of faster, lighter vessels will augment its heavy hitters.

American Ship Review 2013
A year of blockbuster contracts

A year of blockbuster contracts

Shipyards love contracts for multiple vessels, which mean steady work and a guaranteed order book. Many yards have had their wishes granted in the last few months with blockbuster orders from heavy hitters such as Edison Chouest Offshore, Hornbeck and Harvey Gulf.

American Ship Review 2013
Aiviq: Pride of Shell’s Alaskan drilling fleet

Aiviq: Pride of Shell’s Alaskan drilling fleet

2013 Ship of the Year

American Ship Review 2013

American Phoenix specifications

Web Exclusive 2012

Harvey Champion specifications

Web Exclusive 2012

Sea Scout specifications

Web Exclusive 2012

Harbour Island specifications

Web Exclusive 2012
Dwight S. Ramsay

Dwight S. Ramsay

When Aries Marine Corp. crews assembled around the beginning of this year for sea trials on two platform supply vessels, they expected a unique experience.

American Ship Review 2012

AET Innovator

It's a safe bet that most Americans don't realize how much of the crude oil they import is lightered offshore from supertankers to smaller vessels that can meet the draft restrictions in ports such as Houston, Texas, or Morgan City, La.

American Ship Review 2012
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