|Type||Date of Build||FlagValue||RegisterValue||Port of Regestry|
|Passenger/Ro-Ro Carrier||1997-04-01||Canada||VICTORIA, BC|
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|Legnth||Breadth||Gross tonnage||Net tonnage||Deadweight tonnage|
SKEENA QUEEN Owner, Manager, Shipyard
Ship Building & Repair
Despite all of the challenges that COVID-19 has wrought upon the marine industry, SAFE Boats International has managed to keep building and delivering boats to its customers. A snapshot of the last six months has seen the Bremerton, Wash. boatbuilder deliver more 30 boats, and it has a healthy backlog to keep busy for the next year and beyond. Its range of boats and customers runs from small to large, and deliveries stretch across the globe.Below are highlights of vessels SAFE Boats has delivered from late last year:Since last December two 23’ outboard-driven T-tops have been delivered to two customers on the East Coast.
Steerprop, a designer and manufacturer of propulsion systems, is building its North America presence with the appointment of Hank Morgan as President, and Samuli Järvinen as Chief Operating Officer of Steerprop Inc."The time has now come to move into the next phase of strengthening our presence in North America," said Riku-Pekka Hägg, President and CEO of Steerprop Ltd. "From our perspective, the market is moving in a positive direction as we see the number of loyal Steerprop customers increasing.
HII said Thursday announced today that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division plans to hire over 2,000 full-time shipbuilders as part of its future workforce plans."The new shipbuilders will join a skilled workforce that delivers critical capabilities to HII’s national security customers, including amphibious warships, destroyers and national security cutters. Ingalls Shipbuilding is located on an 800-acre facility, having recently completed a state-of-the-art upgrade that includes covered workspaces to keep shipbuilders dry and cool," HII said.
Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Memphis District for the rental of a 24-inch hydraulic cutterhead dredge, discharge pipe, and attendant plant for harbor dredging along the Mississippi River.The $7,335,450 contract was awarded June 2, 2022, with an anticipated completion date of February 28, 2023.A total of nine harbors were awarded, with actual dredging scheduled to take place from July 1, 2022, through December 2022.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has appointed Chakib Abi-Saab to its newly created role of Chief Technology and Innovation Officer (CTIO). Abi-Saab, who was previously with Bahri (formerly known as the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia) as their Chief Technology Officer, joins LR with considerable expertise in technology and digital enablement from both maritime and the oil and gas industry. Before his time with Bahri, Abi-Saab held executive roles at ship management company OSM, offshore energy provider Bumi Armada and Oil and Gas Services provider Baker Hughes.