Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Electronics Package News

Cobia 334 with triple Yamaha 300-horsepower outboard engines offers the latest advances in power boating

Simrad Partners with Maverick Boats

Simrad Yachting, a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems, announced today its partnership with Maverick Boat Company. Maverick’s Cobia brand of center console, dual console and bay boats have long had a reputation for stunning performance and value. The latest release from the industry-leading brand, the 334 high-performance center console, will include the Simrad NSO evo2 glass bridge as its standard navigation system.

Patrol Boat 28: Photo credit Kvichak Marine Industries

Police Patrol Boat Delivered by Kvichak Marine

Kvichak Marine Industries deliver the 'Patrol 28', a 28’x 9’3” all-aluminum vessel to the Boston Police Department Harbor Unit (BPD). Designed by Kvichak/Amgram Ltd., UK and built by Kvichak Marine, the Patrol 28 is effective for operation in port and coastal waters, including shallow areas. Missions for the Patrol 28 include search and rescue, border patrol and maritime security. Powered by twin Honda 225 hp VTEC outboards, the Patrol 28 cruises at speeds over 45 knots.

65’ passenger catamaran for the Chemehuevi Transit Authority of Lake Havasu, California.

Lake Havasu Catamaran Award for Kvichak

Kvichak Marine Industries, of Seattle, WA, has recently been awarded a contract to build a 65’ passenger catamaran for the Chemehuevi Transit Authority of Lake Havasu, California. The vessel will operate as a ferry on Lake Havasu, with ports of call at Lake Havasu City on the Arizona side and at Havasu Landing on the California side. This project will be partially funded by a U.S. Department of Transportation Ferry Boat Discretionary award. Designed by Kvichak Marine, the 150-passenger cat is powered by twin MTU series 60 diesel engines…

Kvichak Delivers five MPFs to the Navy

Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., of Seattle, WA, recently delivered five Military Preposition Force (MPF) utility boats to the United States Navy, completing their final contract order. Kvichak has delivered a total of 33 MPFs to the Navy since February 2006. The 40’ high-speed landing craft are replacing the Navy’s existing LCM-8 craft as part of the Improved Navy Lighterage System in support of pre-positioned Marine Amphibious assault missions. The 40’ x 14’ landing craft have a loaded flank speed of ~38 knots and a lightened flank speed of ~42 knots.

 Photo courtesy Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc.

Washburn & Doughty Delivers Mary Ann Moran

On September 1, 2010, Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. delivered the Mary Ann Moran, a 121 ft x 36 ft x 18 ft Intercon Tug, to Moran Towing Corporation. Designed by Ocean Tug & Barge Engineering Corp., Mary Ann Moran is the fourth vessel built by Washburn & Doughty to this design and delivered to Moran Towing. According to the vessel’s captain, Mr. Jake Jarrell, “I can say that this boat is by far one of the best vessels I have ever had the pleasure of working on in over 30 years in the industry.

Photo courtesy Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc.

U.S. Navy Awards Kvichak Contract for More Utility Boats

Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., of Seattle, Wash., was recently awarded a contract by the United States Navy for the construction of five each MPF utility boats following the successful delivery of 26 vessels since February 2006. The 40-ft high-speed landing craft are replacing the Navy’s existing LCM-8 craft as part of the Improved Navy Lighterage System in support of pre-positioned Marine Amphibious assault missions. The 40-ft by 14-ft landing craft have a loaded flank speed of ~38 knots and a lightened flank speed of ~42 knots.