VIDEO: Metal Shark set for full-rate production of Navy’s next-gen patrol boats

Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark and the U.S. Navy are nearing the end of the operational test and evaluation (OT&E) trial period for the Navy’s incoming standardized 40 PB patrol boat

Marine Log’s TTB event will include a shipyard tour

Marine Log’s TTB – Tugs, Towboats & Barges — conference and expo, which next year is being held March 24 and 25, at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Hotel, Mobile, Ala., will offer

Metal Shark marks ferry construction milestone

Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered its thirtieth passenger vessel since June of 2017. Its latest ferry delivery, a 97-foot, 350-passenger, USCG Subchapter “K,” welded-aluminum, high-speed, low-wake catamaran, was handed

VIDEO: New Metal Shark pilot boats go to work in New Orleans

Jeanerette, La., based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered two new pilot boats to New Orleans-based Belle Chasse Marine Transportation, LLC (BCMT). Designed in-house by Metal Shark and built at its Jeanerette, production

VIDEO: Metal Shark adds autonomous vessel to stock boat program

Autonomous vessels are not only already here, but now one model is available virtually off the shelf. Jeanerette, La., based shipbuilder Metal Shark and Boston based Sea Machines Robotics have partnered to

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

VIDEO: Metal Shark to build next gen Miami-Dade fireboats

Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark is to build the next generation of fire boats for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department. Miami-Dade has selected the Metal Shark “50 Defiant X” fireboat, a

Metal Shark opens Croatian engineering facility

Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark has established a foothold across the Atlantic with the opening of a dedicated European engineering office. Metal Shark’s first location outside of the United States —Metal

Metal Shark gets $20.6 million Navy award

Shipbuilder Metal Shark, Jeanerette, La., has been awarded a $20,628,477 delivery order under a previously awarded Navy contract for twelve 40-foot patrol boats, complete with basic boat equipment, shipping, long term preservation,

Metal Shark delivers 64-ft monohull pilot boat

FEBRUARY 4, 2019 — Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a custom welded-aluminum pilot boat to the Brazos Pilots Association in Freeport, Texas. The new vessel, Brazos Pilot, is a 64’ x

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