Archive of: Roundups, Ship Roundups

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ATB roundup

ATB roundup

Reinauer continues building two classes of ATBs

American Tugboat Review 2013
Tugboat roundup

Tugboat roundup

Moran acquires three docking tugs

American Tugboat Review 2013
Towboat roundup

Towboat roundup

Towboat operators keep adding to their fleets

American Tugboat Review 2013
Pilots, Fire, Patrol

Pilots, Fire, Patrol

Two fireboats for Boston harbor, one for the city and the other for Logan International Airport, highlight this sector, and this year has seen some promising new orders, notably for the San Francisco Fire Department. Patrol boats and utility boats have also been strong, and the crop of new pilot boats includes Connor Foss, from Foss Maritime’s Rainier shipyard.

American Ship Review 2013
Ferries

Ferries

This year has seen the first firm order for a new dual-fuel ferry from Canada and continued interest in natural gas-powered ferries in the United States.

American Ship Review 2013
Crew/supply boats

Crew/supply boats

Oil rules along the Gulf’s shipyard coast, and confidence ebbed for a while after Deepwater Horizon. The drilling moratorium saw rigs and support vessels leaving for oil fields off the coasts of Brazil and Africa.

American Ship Review 2013
Moran acquires the first of a new class of broad-beam docking tugs

Moran acquires the first of a new class of broad-beam docking tugs

American Tugboat Review 2012
Despite slow economy, some towboat yards still built several boats

Despite slow economy, some towboat yards still built several boats

Several inland shipyards saw no shortage of towboat orders in 2011 and some made several multi-boat deliveries to new and repeat customers.

American Tugboat Review 2012
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
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
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