Archive of: Ship Roundups

Title Issue
Crew/supply boats

Crew/supply boats

Port Fourchon, La., is a lonely place to moor a boat this year.

American Ship Review 2018
Ferries/excursion

Ferries/excursion

Over the past year, Metal Shark and Horizon Shipbuilding have rapidly built more than a dozen high-speed ferries for Hornblower’s new commuter service in New York City.

American Ship Review 2018
Fire/pilot/patrol

Fire/pilot/patrol

Several large fireboats led the way last year in American Ship Review, but this year’s deliveries and new orders tended to be smaller, faster and nimbler.

American Ship Review 2018
Research/survey

Research/survey

While newbuilds in the research sector during the past year didn’t rise to the scale of USNS Maury, a 353-foot survey ship delivered to the Navy in 2016 by VT Halter Marine, there was activity involving smaller vessels at nearly a dozen North American yards.

American Ship Review 2018
Megayachts

Megayachts

With five major shipyards accounting for the bulk of the private yacht construction in North America, new yachts over 100 feet in length continue to hit the water — albeit at a more leisurely pace than the boom years a decade ago.

American Ship Review 2018
Crew/supply boats

Crew/supply boats

A deafening silence has descended on shipyards along the Gulf Coast in the wake of the titanic sinking of the global oil market.

American Ship Review 2017
Ferries/excursion

Ferries/excursion

Hornblower Inc.’s preparations in 2016 for the new Citywide Ferry Service in New York included perhaps the largest single ferry order in U.S. history, while major West Coast operators moved ahead with plans to replace older vessels.

American Ship Review 2017
Fire/pilot/patrol

Fire/pilot/patrol

Two impressive West Coast arrivals paced the fireboat sector in 2016, with the delivery of Protector to the Port of Long Beach and Fireboat 3 to the San Francisco Fire Department.

American Ship Review 2017
Research/survey

Research/survey

The demand for data from the world’s oceans continues to grow as researchers respond to the effects of climate change and look to advance the extent and accuracy of seafloor mapping.

American Ship Review 2017
Megayachts

Megayachts

North American yacht builders continue to work to regain the strength sapped by the economic turmoil of 2009.

American Ship Review 2017
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