Archive of: American Ship Review

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Ferries

Ferries

Swan Quarter, a new 220-foot, 50-vehicle ferry, is built for the short chop and constant winds of North Carolina's shallow Pamlico Sound.

American Ship Review 2012
Waiting for Washington

Waiting for Washington

Despite the announcement that more than 20 million deepwater acres in the western Gulf will be auctioned off to leasing in December, permits are not being issued fast enough to satisfy shipyards hungry for workboat orders.

American Ship Review 2012
Crew/Supply Boats

Crew/Supply Boats

The refrain of Gulf Coast shipyards, lining the bayous close to the offshore oil, has morphed from location, location, location to uncertainty, uncertainty, uncertainty.

American Ship Review 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

Habitability guidelines from ABS aim to improve living conditions for workboat crews

2012 design trends

American Ship Review 2012
Pilots, Fire, Patrol

Pilots, Fire, Patrol

A 64-foot fireboat capable of 45 knots, a new series of yard patrol boats for the U.S. Naval Academy and a trickle of pilot boats highlight this busy segment of the industry.

American Ship Review 2012
Christopher Wheatley

Christopher Wheatley

Ever vigilant, the 92-foot fireboat Victor L. Schlaeger and its full-time crew have served the city of Chicago well.

American Ship Review 2012

Bernard C. Webber

American Ship Review 2012
Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

The notion that form must follow function is both a necessity and a challenge when it comes to mega-yachts.

American Ship Review 2012

Grand Manan Adventure

When the province of New Brunswick started looking into a new ferry to serve Grand Manan, the largest island in the Bay of Fundy, its crews and engineers began discussing where they needed to make improvements to boost capacity over the existing boats.

American Ship Review 2012
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