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Argosy Cruises Taps AAM for 500 Passenger Tour Boat pursue larger vessel projects with hulls over 100’ in length alongside their regular production of mid-sized monohulls and catamarans. The new monohull will be certi? ed under the latest U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter-K regulations to carry 500 passengers. Argosy selected AAM and Teknicraft
Design as the leaders in building high quality and fuel ef- ? cient aluminum vessel designs. Passengers will enjoy panoramic windows from both the main deck and second deck cabins. The versatile ? oor plans of each cabin will
All American Marine, together with Argosy Cruises of offer both ? xed and con? gurable interior seating, elevator
Seattle, WA, has announced the signing of a contract for accessibility, and fully-equipped service bars. The second the construction of a 125’ aluminum monohull for opera- deck aft viewing veranda and spacious bow foredeck will tion in Puget Sound’s Elliott Bay. This project will mark provide perfect platforms for capturing snapshots of Mt. the ? rst keel laid at All American Marine’s new shipyard Rainier and the Seattle cityscape. The upper deck features currently under construction in Squalicum Harbor at the a 360-degree viewing experience, complete with elevated north edge of Bellingham Bay. AAM will to open the new observation and ceremony platform. The vessel will be state-of-the-art 57,000-sq. ft. boat building facility in powered with twin Scania DI 16-080M engines and auxil-
January 2017. The Port of Bellingham is developing the iary power will be supplied via Northern Lights 65kW and new site to further support AAM’s ability to take on and 40 kW generators.
Pocket Tanker for Puget Sound
The Global Provider, Maxum Petroleum’s newest ves- sel is currently under construction at Jesse Co. in Tacoma,
Washington and is expected to enter service in January 2017. Elliot Bay Design Group’s (EBDG) scope for the project included concept and contract design, regulatory support and detail design. The EBDG Team is working closely with Jesse Engineering, the Washington based fab- ricator selected to undertake the build for this project. The dling system allows this vessel to move segregated prod- 150,000-gallon self-propelled bunker ship balances perfor- ucts, lube and fuel oil without cross-contamination. The mance with fabrication cost. For example, the cargo han- tanker is scheduled for delivery in February 2017.
The Global Provider at a glance …
LOA: 126’-2” Capacity MGO: 3 Engines: Cummins QSK-19M, 660 HP Tier III
Beam: 32' Lube Oil Capacity: 24 Gears: Twin Disk model MGX-5202
Depth: 13' (to main deck)Gensets: Northern Lights Steering: Autonav De? ector Marine Rudders
Pumps: Blackmer Hose Crane: Rapp Marine HP30 5F Number of Cargo Tanks 6
San Francisco’s First New Fireboat in 61 Years time and built at Vigor’s Seattle shipyard, the ? reboat is the ? rst ? reboat in 61 years to join San Francisco’s ? eet.
The unique vessel is not only an exceptional ? re? ghting tool but also a mobile pumping station powerhouse. It’s capable of pumping millions of gallons of water directly from the Bay into the City’s Auxiliary Water System. This critical feature will keep ? re hoses ? owing in the event an
Vigor recently delivered a state-of-the-art ? reboat to the earthquake damages San Francisco’s water mains. The new
San Francisco Fire Department. Designed by Jensen Mari- ? reboat will be christened this month.
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