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Harvey Gulf Intl. Receives Gladding-Hearn To Build

M/V Harvey Thunder High-Speed Catamaran

Harvey Gulf International Marine, Inc., Hy-Line Cruises, a division of Hyannis has received the second member of its Harbor Tours, Hyannis Mass., has ordered new 13,500 hp class offshore tug, M/V a new 300-passenger high-speed catama-

Harvey Thunder, which was constructed ran from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, by Eastern Shipbuilding. the Duclos Corporation. This is the third

This state-of-the-art-towing vessel is Incat-designed fast ferry built by the ship- equipped with a 500 hp bowthruster for yard for the Cape Cod tourism company, improved station keeping capabilities and the 27th high-speed catamaran built while working with semi-submersible by Gladding Hearn. M/V Grey Lady III, drilling rigs. scheduled for delivery next year, will

Harvey Gulf presently has M/V Harvey replace the smaller Grey Lady II and pro-

War Horse under construction, which is a vide year-round passenger service 16,000 hp class anchor handling/towing between Hyannis and Nantucket Island, vessel slated for delivery by March 15, The new, all-aluminum ferry measures 2002. 144 ft. (43.7 m) in length, 35 ft. (10.6m)

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Stelmar Shipping Gets The vessel is Pr°Pelled by four Hamilton • a I. n T 1 water jets through Reinites WVS730D Double Hull Tanker gearboJxes AcJdmg toJ Peter Duclos>

Stelmar Shtpping Ltd.. recently ciadding-Hearn's director of business received M/T Pearlmar, a newly built development, its top speed is more than

Panamax tanker from the Daewoo Ship- 38 knots whgn fully ,oaded at a dwt of 40 building and Marine Engineering Compa- (ons -The boa,,s top speed win give the ny Ltd. 111 South Korea. operator about a five knot margin on the

The first of a series of four sister ships scheduie. with all four engines running at being constructed for the company by ,he continuous horsepower rating, the

Daewoo, the vessel has entered into a pre- vesse, wi„ comfortab|y kept the schedule viously announced two-year time charter at a speed of 33 knots ,n the eyent of a with Adam Maritime Corporation. failure on one of the propuision systems,

Including these vessels. Stelmar now the boa, wi„ sti„ keep the schedule, but has 20 vessels on time charter — includ- wi„ require fu„ power from the remaining ing the three other Panamax tankers and engines This kind of margin is just pru_

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Townsend Bay Launches

Alaskan Grandeur

Townsend Bay Marine LLC (TBM), a yachtbuilding and repair company based in Port Townsend, Wash., has launched

Alaskan Grandeur for Glacier Guides,

Inc. The 68-ft. (20.7-m) composite vessel has a 2L5-ft. (6.5-m) beam and is based on a limit seiner hull. Designed by John

L. Anderson Yacht Design of Kingston,

Wash., to be independent of shore sup- port for periods of up to three months,

Alaskan Grandeur will be used for hunt- ing and fishing charters in Alaskan waters, and will be provisioned at the beginning of the season for cruising to remote locations without returning to base. Accommodations include four dou- ble staterooms for guests and two double cabins for crew.

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Main Particulars

Power . .Caterpillar 3406, rated 310 hp @1,350 rpm

Displacement 226,000 lbs. (102.7 tons)

Cruising speed 8-9 knots

Range 3,600 miles at 8 knots, 4,900 at 7 knots

Water capacity ... .2,000 gallons (plus watermaker)

Fuel capacity 3,960 gallons

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