Swiftships Delivers Second 117-Foot Tug To Otto Candies

Swiftships, Inc. of Morgan City, La., recently delivered the second of a two-tug boat order, the 117- foot Ben Candies to Otto Candies Inc. of Des Allemandes, La. The vessel measures 117 feet long, by 34 feet wide, and is 17 feet deep. The tug


Halter Completes Diesel Electric Supply Boat Contract For Acadian

The recent delivery of the Acadian Commander (shown right) and Acadian Explorer by Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., marked the completion of a six vessel contract with Acadian Marine Service, Inc. for the world's first diesel electric SCR tug/supply vessels.

Guido Perla: Colombian Born, American Made

Guido Perla has always had a love of the sea. Perla, who was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, came to the U.S. in 1971 to pursue his dream of using the "tools" he was given to become a naval architect. His story is one that is marked by innovation, relationships and hard work.

Wartsila Diesel's Vasa 32 Sets A New Record: Passes The 1,000 Engine Milestone

Wartsila Diesel's Vasa 32 engine type has set a new record. With an 18-engine contract from the Odense Steel Shipyard of Denmark for a new container feeder vessel series, the number of Vasa 32s ordered now exceeds 1,000. This is, according to the company,

Bollinger Delivers Ms. Sara Jane

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. last month delivered the latest in a line of innovative vessels — and the first of Bollinger's new 220 'super shelf series. Ms. Sara Jane is the first of two new 207 x 53 x 19-ft. (63 x 16.1 x 5.7 m) supply boats to MNM Boats,

Homeport Marine Delivers 'Eastern Wind/ First Of Two U.S.-Flag Fish Tenders

Moss Point, Mississippi-based Homeport Marine Services recently ; delivered the 195-foot, U.S.-flag fish i tender Eastern Wind to Arctic Alas- • ka Fisheries, Inc., Seattle, Wash. She is the first of a series of two under construction at the yard for the U.

Austal to Build Circle Line's First High Speed Vessel

Austal USA has signed a contract with New York operator, Circle Line-Statue of Liberty Ferry, Inc. (Circle Line) for a 143-ft. (43.5-m) passenger catamaran, which will be the first aluminium highspeed vessel for this operator and the third contract Austal

Atlas-Danmark Freshwater Generators For Surimi Processors

—Free Literature Available Atlas-Danmark Marine and Offshore, a division of Atlas-Danmark A/S, one of the world's leading manufacturers of heavy duty watermakers, has further strengthened its position in the field of evaporative-type watermakers

Volvo Penta Constructing New Production Facility

—Literature Offered Volvo Penta of America, the marine division of Volvo North America Corporation, is constructing new facilities in Chesapeake, Va., which will greatly expand production capabilities for the company's I/O (Inboard/ Outboard) and inboard gasoline power plants,

Sealift Ship To Be Christened Benavidez At Avondale Shipyard

The seventh and final Strategic Sealift ship in the Bob Hope Class was christened Benavidez in ceremonies at the Northrop Grumman Corporation Avondale shipyard on July 21, 2001. The new ship whose namesake honors of Medal of Honor recipient Army Master Sgt.

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