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U.S.-Built, Incat Crowther Designed Ferries to Service Cancun sel new build program for the Cancun-based operator, Ul- tramar. The vessels will operate at high frequency across the enclosed lagoon adjacent to Cancun, thereby sparing tourists a notoriously lengthy bus trip and reducing travel times by up to 70%. The main deck cabin can accommo- date 118 passengers in high-end seating. The vessels are ? tted with forward and aft hinged boarding ramps on both sides that facilitate rapid loading and unloading. By being

Midship Marine in Harvey, Louisiana has delivered City tailored to a speci? c set of operational requirements, this

Jet 1 and City Jet 2, Passenger ferries as part of a six ves- lagoon vessel will be reliable and pro? table.

LOA: 91’ 10” Construction: Marine Grade Aluminum Draft: 3’ 11”

Beam: 24’ 7” Passengers / Crew: 300 / 2 Fuel Oil: 528 gallons

Draft: 3’ 1” Main Engines: 2x Yanmar 6HYM-WET Speed (Service): 22 KT

VT Halter Marine Building Nation’s First Offshore LNG ATB Unit

VT Halter Marine in March held a ceremony to com- mence construction on America’s ? rst Lique? ed Natural

Gas Articulated Tug and Barge (LNG ATB) unit. Q-

LNG Transport’s ATB LNG unit, which was announced as part of a long-term contract with Shell Trading (U.S.)

Company, will eventually deliver LNG as a fuel source to various ports in Florida and the Caribbean. The ATB Tug will have 5,100 horsepower, GE 6L250 MDC EPA Tier 4 main engines, with Z-drives, and dimensions of 128’ x 42’ x 21’. The barge is designed to carry 4,000 cubic meters of LNG, and will have dimensions of 324’ x 64’ x 32’.6”. national Gas Carrier (IGC) code as an LNG bunkering

The LNG ATB Unit is designed to meet the requirements barge. Anticipated delivery of the ? rst unit is in the ? rst of American Bureau of Shipbuilding (ABS) and the Inter- quarter of 2020.

ASIS Boats USA Delivers for MDTA land Transportation Police. The contract for this custom- built high-performance boat was awarded this past year and the boat was just delivered in March of 2018. ASIS

Boats USA utilized their very unique concave reverse-chine designed hull-form in order to provide the police with an exceptionally fast and agile boat capable of high-speed tac- tical maneuvers. Additionally, a highly custom fully shock- mitigated operator console was installed.

In addition, the vessel was designed with twin diver-

ASIS Boats USA recently delivered their newest high access-notches to easily facilitate man-overboard rescues at performance Law Enforcement Rigid Hull In? atable Boat sea and also installed was the latest in mission-modular, tactical boarding-ladder systems.

(RHIB) to a Special Operations Marine Unit of the Mary-

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