Categories for Product and Technical Innovation

Diversified Marine to build two more tugs for Brusco

WA , United States

Brusco Tug & Barge, Longview, Wash., has signed an agreement to build a pair of Robert Allan Ltd. designed 78’x40’x14? tugs at Diversified Marine Inc. The new boats will be the 9th and 10th Robert Allan designed tugs built at Diversified Marine for Brusco Tug & Barge. The three companies have a history dating back… Read More

Brusco Tug & Barge orders two more Robert Allan Ltd. tugs at Diversified Marine

OR , United States

Portland, Ore., shipbuilder Diversified Marine Inc. has booked an order to build a pair of Robert Allan Ltd. (RAL) RApport 2500 design tugs for Brusco Tug & Barge of Longview, Wash. They will be the ninth and 10th RAL designed tug ordered at Diversified by Brusco. The first, the Wynona Spirit, was ordered back in… Read More

C&C Marine Delivers Towboat to Maritime Partners

LA , United States

Belle Chasse, La. shipyard C&C Marine and Repair said it has delivered the second vessel in a series of 15 towboats it is building for Metairie, La. based Maritime Partners, LLC. The 2,600-horsepower, 84’ x 34’ towboat Brooks M. Hamilton was designed by Entech Design, LLC, based in Kenner, La., with the 3D modeling and… Read More

C&C Marine delivers second of 15 tugs to Maritime Partners

LA , United States

Belle Chasse, La-based C&C Marine and Repair has delivered the 84’x34? Brooks M. Hamilton, the second in a 15-boat series that the shipyard is building for Maritime Partners LLC, Metairie, La. The new towboat was designed by Entech Design LLC, Kenner, La., with the 3-D modeling and production drawings done by C&C Marine’s engineering department…. Read More

Mitsubishi introduces 1,260 hp EPA Tier 4 marine engine

IL , United States

Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine America (MTEA) has announced the introduction of Mitsubishi’s new, mechanically controlled, EPA Tier 4, 1,260-horsepower heavy-duty marine propulsion engine. The Tier 4, Mitsubishi S12R Tier 4 is a 49-liter, V-12, 1,260-horsepower marine propulsion engine operating at 1,600 rpm. While the engine offers simple mechanical controls and big displacement, it meets the… Read More

Tetra Tech Invests In Smart USV Technology

CA , United States

Tetra Tech’s marine services division has taken delivery of an Inception Class MKII Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) with a bespoke cooling system and two additional survey instrumentation pods for harbour survey projects. The equipment has been supplied by UK company Unmanned Survey Solutions (USS). The first payload pod has been fitted out with an R2SONIC… Read More

Cat Launches New Marine Engine

IL , United States

Expands power range of C32 line up to 2000 hp Caterpillar Marine has launched theC32B high performance 2000 hp marine engine with a rated engine speed of 2300 rpm. The company said the new engine meets emerging market demands, including in the sport fishing segment, and expands the power capability of the C32 high performance… Read More

Underwater Pipeline Resource Center

DC , United States

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ESG Cuts Steel on new Dredger for Weeks Marine

NJ , United States

Eastern Shipbuilding Group commenced steel cutting for R.B. Weeks, ESG Hull 258, a new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger for Weeks Marine. The contract for the new vessel was signed four months ago, and it will be built at Eastern’s Allanton Shipyard Panama City, Florida. This is the second Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge project for Weeks… Read More

L&L Marine takes delivery of Thordon-equipped towboat

LA , United States

OffsRecently delivered to L&L Marine Transportation, Harvey, La., by Rodriguez Shipbuilding Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala., the 1,600 hp towboat Amelia Ray is now operational with a full range of Thordon oil-free and grease-free bearings. The 65-foot newbuild is the first vessel in the L&L Marine fleet to be specified with a Thordon propulsion package… Read More

First in new Navy tug series features Furuno electronics

WA , United States

The first of the U.S. Navy’s new YT-808 tugs, recently successfully launched by shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries (DCI), Anacortes, Wash., is outfitted with a sophisticated package of Furuno Marine Electronics. YT-808 is designed after the existing YT-802 Valiant-class tug, and will be replacing aging vessels commissioned nearly half a century ago. Mackay Marine selected and… Read More

Alaska Marine Lines upgrades four rail barges

AK , United States

Four Alaska Marine Lines rail barges are getting upgrades that include new piping and ballast systems designed by Glosten with installation by Meridian Marine Industries. Using a patented rack system, the rail barges transport containers and rail cars from Seattle to Whittier, Alaska, where the rail cars are rolled onto the train tracks. “The rail… Read More

Signet Maritime tug completes propulsion and maneuvering upgrades

MS , United States

ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore, Pascagoula, Miss., has carried out upgrades to Signet Maritime Corporation’s 10,000 bhp ocean towing tug Signet Warhorse II that included retrofitting new propulsion and maneuvering systems. The scope of work included removing existing shafts and fixed-pitched propellers to be replaced with state-of-art controllable pitch propellers along with shaft bearings… Read More

Burger Boat launches its third vessel for Chicago tour boat operator

WI , United States

The Burger Boat Company shipyard in Manitowoc, Wis., has launched a new passenger vessel for Chicago’s First Lady Cruises. The vessel, the Emerald Lady, is the third that Burger has built for the tour boat operator following in the line of Chicago’s Classic Lady and Chicago’s Leading Lady. The 98-foot steel vessel can carry up… Read More

Construction Underway For Callan Marine 28” Dredge

TX , United States

General Bradley Targets Maintenance and Capital Dredging Projects GALVESTON, TX – July 30, 2020 – Callan Marine announces construction commencement of the General Bradley, a new 28” dredge that will join the fleet in 2021. The General Bradley is diesel-electric driven and will have three ABC 12DZC engines installed with a total of 9,260 horsepower. At… Read More