Chartwell to design hybrid for U.S. East Coast operation

Back in October last year, U.K. naval architectural consultancy Chartwell Marine unveiled a crew transfer vessel design aimed at the U.S. offshore wind market (see earlier story). Now the firm reports that

Chinese yard to build 296 passenger ferry for Danish operator

China’s Afai Southern Shipyard (Panyu Guangzhou) Ltd. is to build a 36 m, 296 passenger Incat Crowther designed fast ferry for Denmark’s Samsø municipality. The contract was won in an open international

Austal Philippines delivers first of two 50 m cats for Taiwan operator

Austal Limited (ASX: ASB) reports that its shipyard in Balamban, Cebu, Philippines, has delivered the first of two 50 meter, 550 passenger high-speed catamarans to Taiwan’s Brave Line. The vessels include an

Wight Shipyard delivers first in a new series of passenger cats

U.K. shipbuilder Wight Shipyard Co has completed its third and largest vessel for MBNA Thames Clippers. Designed by Australia’s One2three Naval Architects, the 38 m Venus Clipper is the first of a

Fisheries patrol cat is built for year round Irish Sea operations

Built by Mainstay Marine Solutions, Pembroke Docks, South Wales, the 19 m Catamaran Fisheries Patrol Vessel Lady Megan has been designed and built to a demanding specification for operation year round in

Incat Crowther cat is designed to deal with Danube debris

Designer Incat Crowther has released some more details on the 39 m low wash, high-speed catamaran ferry recently delivered by Britain’s Wight Shipyard to Danube River operator Twin City Liner (see earlier

Incat launches 110 m high speed cat for Malta’s Virtu Ferries

DECEMBER 24, 2018 — Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania recently launched a 110 m vehicle / passenger ferry for Virtu Ferries at its Hobart, Tasmania, shipyard. The ship will commence sea trials in

Austal USA awarded $57.8 million EPF long lead materials contract

OCTOBER 19, 2018 — Austal USA, Mobile, AL, has been awarded a $57,854,366 Navy contract for procurement of long lead time materials and production engineering for of a 103-meter Expeditionary Fast Transport

AFAI launches 50th Incat Crowther built for China

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 — Recently launched by China’s AFAI Southern shipyard for Zuhai High Speed Ferry Company, the 40 m catamaran passenger ferry Xin Hai Bin is the 50th Incat Crowther designed

Hong Kong shipyard launches 40 m Incat Crowther cat

SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 — Hong Kong’s Wang Tak Engineering and Shipbuilding Company has launched the 40 m catamaran passenger ferry Jiang Men. Operated by Chu Kong Shipping Enterprises, the vessel is the third