Metal Shark enters the expedition yacht market

Jeanerette, La.-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has introduced a 48-meter (158-foot) aluminum catamaran expedition yacht. The new Metal Shark M48, named Magnet, is the is the first-ever private recreational yacht built by the

Metal Shark delivers Near Coastal Patrol Vessel to Dominican Republic

Jeanerette, La., shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered an 85- by 19.5-foot welded aluminum Near Coastal Patrol Vessel (NCPV) to the Dominican Republic’s Navy. Named Betelgeuse in the Dominican tradition of naming military

Metal Shark introduces 70-knot military Super Interceptor

Shipbuilder Metal Shark, Jeanerette, La., has introduced an offshore-capable, ultra-high-performance military patrol vessel delivering 70-knot top speeds. Production of the the new welded-aluminum 52 Fearless Super Interceptor vessels is now underway at

Metal Shark Alabama delivers inland towboat to FMT

Metal Shark’s Bayou La Batre, Ala., shipyard has delivered its first newbuild, a 120- by 35-foot river towboat for Florida Marine Transporters Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, La. Designed by John W. Gilbert

Metal Shark building new 55-foot pilot boat

Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark is building a welded aluminum 55 foot x 17 foot pilot boat for the Pascagoula Bar Pilots Association in Mississippi. Designed in-house, the new 55 Defiant

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NYC Ferry takes delivery of first Tier 4 compliant vessels

Designer Incat Crowther reports that the the still expanding NYC Ferry by Hornblower has taken delivery of its first EPA Tier 4 compliant vessels. Named H401 and Curiosity, the 29 meter ferries

Metal Shark increases law enforcement market share

Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark is gaining increased popularity among law enforcement agencies. It has recently added 20 new customers and has over 35 welded aluminum law enforcement vessels either recently

Metal Shark delivers patrol boat to San Juan PD

Jeanerette, La., based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a new 36-foot welded-aluminum patrol boat to the San Juan, Puerto Rico, Police Department. The new patrol boat is a 36 Fearless stepped-bottom center

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