Navy awards Austal USA $235 million EPF contract

Austal USA has been awarded a $235 million U.S. Navy contract for the detailed design and construction of the 15th Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel. Austal USA has delivered 12 EPFs to

VIDEO: Kitsap Transit takes delivery of first of two BMT-designed cats

Recently delivered to Kitsap Transit of Bremerton, Wash., the Enetai is the first of first of two 140-foot (42.6-meter) high speed catamarans built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB), Freeland, Wash., under

Derecktor starts construction of hybrid research cat

Derecktor Shipyards of Mamaroneck, N.Y., has started construction of a 64-foot aluminum catamaran research vessel. Ordered by the University of Vermont for its Rubenstein School of Environmental and Natural Resources, it will

Armstrong Marine delivers Glacier Bay catamaran

The Armstrong Marine USA shipyard in Port Angeles, Wash., recently delivered the 45-foot, 8-inch by 16-foot semi-displacement catamaran, Serac, to the National Park Service (NPS) for use in the Glacier Bay National

Austal Vietnam delivers high speed cat to Trinidad and Tobago operator

Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) reports that Austal Vietnam has delivered the first vessel fully constructed at its Vung Tau shipyard — the A.P.T. James, a 94-meter high-speed catamaran built for the National Infrastructure

VIDEO: New Orleans RTA’s newest ferry gets rave reviews from passengers

The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) reports that one of its two new ferry vessels, RTA2, entered revenue service on Saturday, October 10. RTA2 will serve as the primary revenue vessel

Wight Shipyard Co delivers four ferry build to Malta

Britain’s Wight Shipyard Co. has notched up a U.K. first by building four ferries simultaneously for a leading Maltese tour operator. The order, the Cowes, Isle of Wight, shipyard’s largest ferry export

Tasmanian tour boat operator orders its eighth Incat Crowther vessel

Tasmanian tour boat operator World Heritage Cruises has ordered its eighth Incat Crowther designed vessel. Currently under construction at the Richardson Devine Marine shipyard in Hobart, the 220 passenger, 35 meter long

Austal Vietnam launches its first ship

Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) reports that Austal Vietnam has successfully launched Hull 397, a 94 meter high-speed catamaran for the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCo) of Trinidad and Tobago, from its shipyard in

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All American launches Duke research vessel

The All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) shipyard in Bellingham, Wash., has completed construction and launched an aluminum research and survey vessel for Duke University. AAM is the exclusive North American builder of