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Matson Signs NASSCO Con-Ro Contract and mid-year 2020. The Kanaloa Class vessels will be built on a 3,500 TEU vessel platform, which is 265 meters long, 34.9 meters wide (beam), with a deep draft of 11.5 meters and enclosed garage space for up to 800 vehicles. In addi- tion, the new vessels will have state-of-the-art green tech- nology features, including a fuel ef? cient hull design, envi- ronmentally safe double hull fuel tanks, fresh water ballast systems and dual-fuel engines, meaning that they will be

Matson Navigation Company has signed a contract able to operate at speeds up to 23 knots on either conven- tional fuel oils or lique? ed natural gas (“LNG”) with some with General Dynamics NASSCO to build two new com- bination container and roll-on/roll-off (“Con-Ro”) vessels adaptation for LNG. These advancements are important for its Hawaii ? eet at a contract price of $511 million for to Hawaii as a means to reduce fuel consumption, and will both vessels with deliveries scheduled for the end of 2019 result in signi? cant emissions reductions over time.

New Custom Dredge from DSC

The winter of 2016 was an unusually harsh one for the

Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor in Santa Cruz, California.

Fortunately for the harbor members and visitors, a new dredge from DSC Dredge, LLC – the “Twin Lakes” – was scheduled for delivery in June. Sharing the cost of a new dredge with the federal government, the District took de- livery of the Seabright in 1986. The Twin Lakes, commis- sioned from DSC in April 2015, was christened on July 20 this year. It is a custom-built, 16” x 16” dredge with a hull- mounted pump. It features a PLC operating system with color touch-screen controls, Global Positioning System (GPS), electro-proportional hydraulic circuits, high-capac- moved, providing information on the dredge’s ef? ciency. ity service water system and an inline direct marine-style With two engines – a Caterpillar C32 dredge pump marine transmission for dredge pump gear ratio reduction. A plan- diesel engine and a Caterpillar C18 marine diesel-powered etary winch provides the swing operation. A magnetic ? ow electric generator – the dredge fully complies with federal meter shows the operator the velocity of the material being EPA and California CARB environmental standards.

Metal Shark to Build NYC Passenger Ferries six routes over 60 miles of waterways will connect New

Yorkers and visitors to waterfront communities across the boroughs, , servicing over 4.6 million passenger trips an- nually and integrating into the city’s overall transportation network. The ferries produced by Metal Shark will utilize an Incat Crowther USCG Subchapter T design that deliv- ers a 25-knot operating speed while reducing environmen-

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been se- tal impact by incorporating low emission engines and low lected by HNY Ferry Fleet, LLC, operator of New York wake technology. The bicycle and stroller-friendly vessels

City’s Citywide Ferry Service, to build 26-meter, 149-pas- are ADA-compliant and boast 360-degree views. Passenger senger aluminum high-speed ferries. Metal Shark will pro- amenities include onboard WiFi, power ports for small duce a series of ferries at its Franklin, Louisiana shipyard. electronics such as computers and cell phones, and large

The new Citywide Ferry service is set to launch in the LED infotainment screens. The ? rst new vessel is expected summer of 2017. A new ? eet of passenger ferries operating to be delivered in the ? rst quarter of 2017.

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