St Johns Bar Pilots order new launch

St. Johns Bar Pilots order new launch from Gladding-Hearn

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, Somerset, Mass., has booked an order from the Florida-based St. Johns Bar Pilots for a new high-speed launch. Based on the successful 40-foot Resilient Class pilot boat introduced

Pilot boat prior to refit

Pilot boat returns to Gladding-Hearn for repower after 19 years of continuous service

A Chesapeake class pilot boat built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding for the Tampa Bay Pilots Association in 2003 is coming back to the Somerset, Mass., shipyard for a major overhaul that includes a

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Delaware pilots order new launch from Gladding-Hearn

The Pilots’ Association of the Bay and River Delaware has ordered another pilot launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Founded in 1896, the association is one of the oldest state pilot organizations

Savannah Pilots take delivery of new pilot boat

Earlier this month, Snow & Company of Seattle, Wash., handed off Savannah, the first of two new 64-foot aluminum pilot boats to the Savannah Pilots Association. Designed by Camarc Design of the

Rendering of pilot launch

Virginia Pilots order 10th Gladding-Hearn pilot launch

The Virginia Pilot Association has ordered a high-speed, harbor pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. It will be the pilots’ tenth launch built by the Somerset, Mass., shipyard. Delivery is scheduled

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Bermuda Pilots order new launch from Gladding-Hearn

The Bermuda Government’s Department of Marine and Port Services has returned to Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, for a new Chesapeake Class pilot boat. The Somerset, Mass. shipyard previously built a 61-foot pilot/rescue

Captain Bob Moore pilot boat

Captain Bob Moore: Latest Chesapeake class pilot boat

As we reported back in our November issue, the Associated Federal Pilots in Venice, La., recently took delivery of a new Chesapeake class pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, Somerset, Mass.

SSG Michael Ollis ferry

Best Vessels: Distinctive deliveries of 2021

Olive Parker: First Parker Towing vessel from C&C Marine & Repair Constructed based on a collaborative design by Parker Towing and CT Marine LLC of Portland, Maine, the 4,400-horsepower towboat M/V Olive

pilot boat operating on methanol

Sweden converts pilot boat to methanol operation

The EU-funded Fastwater Consortium and the Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) yesterday successfully demonstrated a pilot boat that has been converted to operate on methanol fuel. The demonstration in Stockholm Harbor followed the

The new vessel is the latest result of Metal Shark’s ongoing expansion into the pilot boat market,

Pascagoula Pilots take delivery of Metal Shark pilot boat

Jeanerette, La.-headquartered Metal Shark has delivered a 55- by 17-foot welded aluminum pilot boat to the Pascagoula Bar Pilots Association in Mississippi. Called Singing River Island, the vessel is the second Metal