Boston Whaler's Commercial Products Division recently announced the introduction of its new 36-foot welded aluminum patrol boat, the Defiance. The Defiance is a fast, versatile, rugged and low maintenance patrol boat, designed with the enforcement officer in mind.
The New London, Conn., fleet of John H. Wronowski gained a new member recently with the addition of the heavy-duty tugboat Paul A. Wronowski. The vessel was built by Wronowski-owned Thames Shipyard in New London, and joins a fleet of five towboats and
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc. of Mobile, Ala., recently delivered the 98-foot scalloper Traveler to Jakob N. Shervo and his sons, John K. and Jarry, of New Bedford, Mass. Over the years, Bender has delivered several scallopers to New Bedford fishing interests,
Louisiana Yard Designs, Engineers & Constructs Variety Of Sophisticated Excursion Boats Based in Morgan City, Louisiana, Service Marine Industries, Inc., is a complete yard that offers vessel owners a wide range of custom design, engineering,
Leevac Shipyards, Inc., based in Jennings, La., was recently awarded a contract by a U.S. Gulf Coast firm to build a 200-foot offshore supply boat. This will be one of the first contracts for the construction of an offshore supply boat in the United States in about five years.
Several U.S. shipyards have recently been awarded U.S. Government, military and Navy ship repair contracts. On the East Coast, Moon Engineering, Portsmouth, Va., was recently awarded a $2,757,597 contract by the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Portsmouth, Va.
The rebuilt 1,800-hp towboat M/V Glen- Karen (formerly the M/V Liberty Bell), shown above, was recently delivered by Riverway Shipyard Co. The M/V Glen-Karen went into the Riverway Harbor Service, St. Louis division of Riverway Co., as a Lock 26 turn boat.
AMT Marine expects to take delivery in May of a 136 x 34 x 12 ft. (41.4 x 10.3 x 3.6 m) mini-supply boat from Hope Services, Dulac, La. The boat, which is being designed by Frank Basil's Entech and Associates, will be powered by a pair of Cummins
The Maritime Administration has approved in principle an application from National Marine Service, Inc., St. Louis, Mo., for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of 46 double-skin, petroleum / chemical tank barges and five towboats.
A new generation of fireboat hit the water this June. The NFPA Class 'C' 37- knot speedster exhibited speed, maneuverability and control. She had high pumping capacity and the ability to recover more injured survivors at one time than boats twice her size.