Two Ferries From Atlantic Marine For Service In Biscayne Bay

Atlantic Marine, Inc. of Ft.

George Island, Fla., is completing the outfitting of two 75-ton, double- ender ferryboats for Island Developers, Miami.

The Pelican was delivered in October, while the Eagle has been launched and will be delivered before the end of the year. The 120-foot by 46-foot by 12-foot ferries are powered by two Caterpillar D-353 engines and are designed to carry 22 vehicles, 100 passengers, and a crew of three.

Lounge seating capacity is 32 persons.

The boats will be used for transportation to and from Fisher Island in Biscayne Bay.

Atlantic Marine, Inc., located at the intersection of the St.

Johns River and the Intracoastal Waterway, was established in 1964. The Jacksonville area shipyard constructs steel-hulled fishing boats, workboats, and specialized vessels for offshore and river use.

Other stories from November 1981 issue


Maritime Reporter

First published in 1881 Maritime Reporter is the world's largest audited circulation publication serving the global maritime industry.