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Marine Travelift Expands in Mid-Atlantic

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Marine Travelift has announced it is expanding its operation with the addition of Marine Travelift Mid-Atlantic. Marine Travelift Mid-Atlantic is located in Ashland, Virginia, and now offers boat handling equipment support from New Jersey to South Carolina.“The goal of this expansion is to provide

National Workboat Association Rebrands

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UK-based trade, skills and safety standards association National Workboat Association (NWA) has changed its name during its Silver Anniversary year to ‘The Workboat Association’ (WA) so it can correctly associate with its current form, scope and objectives.In its 25th year of providing to a growing industry’s needs,

FUELTRAX Provides EFMS Solutions to Penguin

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Singapore-based Penguin International has selected FUELTRAX to provide electronic fuel monitoring system (EFMS) solutions for its Flex Fighter range of armored multi-role security boats.The aluminum high-speed craft designer, builder, owner will also install FUELTRAX on its own fleet of Flex-42X Executive Fast Crew Boats.

MasterCraft Lines-up 2020 NXT Model

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The United States-based manufacturer of luxury boats, MasterCraft Boat Company has announced its new 2020 NXT model lineup."With the new NXT20 and NXT22 crossover towboats, MasterCraft redesigned the vessels for the 2020 model year to deliver a more athletic and refined look with an all-new interior,

MasterCraft Boats Intros New 2020 Models

MasterCraft Boats 2020 X24 Boat. Pic: MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc.

Tennessee-based MasterCraft Boat Holdings, maker of recreational powerboats, announced new 2020 model year features for its towboat range, through a combination of new in-house designs and leveraging its exclusive partnerships.The company that has four wholly-owned brands, MasterCraft, NauticStar, Crest and Aviara Boats,

Damen Signs Pact with Karachi Shipyard

General Manager Shipbuilding Commodore (R) Saleem Iqbal SI(M) and Damen regional director Teun Haverkort sign a contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2009. Photo: Damen Shipyards Group

Dutch shipbuilding conglomerate Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for a Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) Material Package.The contract will see KS&EW constructing two Damen ASD Tugs 2009 with Damen’s support, said the company which operates 36 shipbuilding and repair yards.

Water Taxis Coming to Indian Capital

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New Delhi might soon get a new transport system as an alternative to reduce traffic congestion in the city. If things go as planned, water taxis in Delhi will turn into a reality in the near future.Shipping Minister Mansukh Lal Mandaviya checked the proposed Sonia Vihar site of the proposed Yamuna Water

Port Nelson Gets New Tug

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New Zealand's Port Nelson has taken delivery of the new tug boat Huria Matenga II tug.Arriving from Vietnam, the Damen built 70 tonne bollard pull, 2441 tug, was welcomed by the Port's existing tug fleet as well as the pilot and harbour master boats.Pilot John Tregidga was aboard the Huria Matenga II,

Sanmar Delivers RAlly Steel Utility Boat

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Turkish tug boat builder Sanmar Shipyards has delivered the first RAlly 1900-SX to new owner Düzgit Group in Turkey for service around Istanbul in the busy Bosporus area.The RAlly 1900-SX is a versatile steel twin screw utility boat capable of doing many different tasks including crewboat service,

Hydroniq Coolers Wins Aas Mek Contract

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Norwegian shipyard Aas Mekaniske Verksted has awarded Hydroniq Coolers a contract to deliver its hull-integrated seawater cooling system to a vessel the shipbuilder is constructing for wellboat company Sølvtrans.Under the contract, Aalesund-based Hydroniq Coolers – formerly named Sperre

CC Industries Acquires Southern Towing

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Chicago-based CC Industries acquired Southern Towing Company (STC) from Trive Capital and McCombs Partners. Founded in 1958, STC is one of the largest operators of towboats and barges along the inland waterways of the United States.This acquisition expands CCI’s portfolio of industry-leading businesses,

Med Marine to Deliver Tugboat to Americas

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Turkish shipbuilder and tugboat operator Med Marine signed a contract for a MED-A2360 series tugboat with Saam Guatemala for its Puerto Quetzal operations.The vessel is a RAmparts 2300-MM tugboat, designed exclusively for Med Marine. She is named as Saam Itza and the delivery is set for June 2019.Med

Svitzer Australia Welcomes New Tugs

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Svitzer Australia has welcome two new vessels to its fleet in 2019, as two UZMAR-built RAstar 3200 series tugboats begin the journey from Turkey to their respective home ports.A delivery ceremony was hosted by UZMAR on 12 March 2019 for the two tugboats, Svitzer Ruby and Svitzer Redhead.The 85-tonne bollard pull tug,

Hurtigruten Intros Electric Catamaran

First rendering showing Hurtigruten and Brim Explorer's groundbreaking electric explorer catamaran MS Bard. From 2020 she will operate eco-friendly short voyages on Svalbard. Photo: HURTIGRUTEN

Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has partnered with the Norwegian startup Brim Explorer, introducing battery powered catamarans custom built for Polar water exploration.Debuting in the spring of 2020, the 24-meter vessel will operate a variety of daily silent and sustainable ocean excursions

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