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Metal Shark delivers foil-assisted cat

Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a new excursion vessel to Southwest Florida tour and charter boat operator Pure Florida. Sea Flight is a custom 40’ x 14’ welded aluminum

Vigor wins $17.6 million Navy contract

Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Oregon, has been awarded a $17,635,905 firm-fixed-price contract for a 63-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul dry-docking of USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 202). The contract

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MARAD launches cargo preference training courses

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has launched newly-accredited, web-based training courses on cargo preference laws and regulations. The courses were developed in collaboration with Defense Acquisition University (DAU). They

Grand Bahama Shipyard resumes operations

Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) reports that it has officially resumed operations, welcoming back its first commercial vessel, the 57,062-ton Agathonissos. Owned by Greece-based Eletson, it returned to the shipyard yesterday to complete

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Great Lakes Dredge books contracts worth $141 million

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD) reports that he has been awarded several major dredging contracts totaling $141 million. The awarded work includes: Jacksonville Deepening Contract B Option (Capital Deepening, Florida,

USCG terminates illegal charter in Miami

The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 42-foot pleasure craft, Breaking the Habit, with 13 passengers aboard, Saturday, near Miami Marine Stadium. Coast Guard Sector Miami responded after receivinga report of

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WISTA USA opens Great Lakes/ Midwest Region Chapter

The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association USA (WISTA USA) opened its eleventh chapter – Great Lakes/ Midwest Region Chapter – and welcomed its 700th member earlier this year. The chapter will