VIDEO: Crowley christens first of two LNG fueled ConRo ships

OCTOBER 22, 2018 — Crowley Maritime Corp. on Saturday christened its 26,500 dwt Commitment Class combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ship El Coquí. Powered by an MAN B&W 8S70ME-GI8.2 main engine and

VT Halter Marine wins Navy order worth potential $244 million

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 — VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, MS, has been awarded a $77,898,158 Navy contract for the detail design and construction of the Auxiliary Personnel Lighter – Small (APL(S)). According

VT Halter Marine books order for another Bouchard ATB

SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 — VT Halter Marine, Inc. has won a contract to build an Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tug for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. The order includes an option for a

Q-LNG and VT Halter in LOI for second, larger LNG bunkering ATB

AUGUST 29, 2018 — Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport, LLC (Q-LNG) and shipbuilder VT Halter Marine have executed a letter of intent to build a second, larger LNG bunkering vessel. VT Halter

VT Halter Marine launches Virginia DOT’s newest ferry

AUGUST 13, 2018 – VT Halter Marine, Inc. reports that it has successfully launched the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) newest ferry, the Powhatan. The shipbuilder was awarded the contract for the

Ronald Baczowski named VT Halter Marine President and CEO

JULY 30, 2018 — Shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. today announced that Ronald Baczkowski has been appointed as President and CEO with immediate effect. “Ron

Steady progress on new ATB for Bouchard Transportation

JULY 12, 2018—Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, NY, reports on social media that progress is well underway on its new 55,000 bbl Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) under construction at VT Halter Marine,

Navy to tap VT Halter Marine for T-AGS 67 oceanographic survey ship

JUNE 1, 2018 —The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) on behalf of the Support Ships, Boats, and Craft Program Office intends to issue a sole source solicitation to shipbuilder VT Halter Marine,

Crowley fuels its first LNG-powered ConRo newbuild

APRIL 11, 2018 — Crowley Maritime Corporation today marked a significant milestone in the construction of its two new Commitment Class, ConRo ships. Today, the first loads of frigid liquefied natural gas (LNG)

VT Halter Marine unveils new blast and paint facility

APRIL 7, 2018 — Shipbuilder VT Halter Marine Inc. yesterday held a dedication ceremony at its Pascagoula, MS, shipyard to unveil a new $10-million, state-of-the-art blast and paint facility that will allow