The Port of Townsville in Queensland is expanding its fleet of pilot boats to four. The port has awarded Hart Marine a contract valued at AU$3 million (US$2.03 million) to build a 17.3-metre vessel that is due for delivery later in 2020. The new high-tech vessel will be slightly longer but will have the same design features ..
If you want to meet the movers and the shakers of the offshore industry, you don’t need to pay big bucks to attend an expensive conference. Instead, you simply have to go to your local courthouse, and watch them battle over millions of dollars there. January has seen three high impact cases featuring contract disputes, ..
Austal has been awarded a AU$15.5 million (US$10.7 million) contract for a new high-speed catamaran vessel for Comoros ferry operator SGTM. The vessel will have an LOA of 41.2 metres, a beam of 10.9 metres, a draught of two metres, a range of approximately 370 nautical miles, and capacity for 400 passengers and up to 20 ..
Best Search and Rescue Boat – CB20 – Yamba Welding and Engineering / Naiad Designs Renowned builder of fast aluminium RIBs and small patrol/rescue boats, Yamba Welding from the north coast of New South Wales has collaborated for many years with New Zealand’s equally renowned Naiad Designs, which specialises in ..
Best Sonar Supplier – Navico Navico has expanded rapidly over the past thirty years to become one of the world leaders in marine electronics. The company offers a wide range of electronic equipment from small, highly refined yacht electronics to heavy duty sonar. Of course, the company has a global supply and service ..
Best Waterjet Supplier – HamiltonJet HamiltonJet was the pioneer of water jets. Famed for its fast and manoeuvrable jets for smaller boats in its early days, the company has since developed a wide range of considerably larger jet units to suit almost every imaginable water jet requirement. These reliable, durable, ..
Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the third in a series of seven pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) built by Chinese shipyard Yangfan Group (formerly Zhoushan ..
The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Diesel Emissions Reduction Program has awarded US$268,073 in grant funding to local operator Mesa ..