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SHIPBUILDING & REPAIR cludes U.S. Navy and several high-pro? le law enforcement
Fincantieri Bay and ? re? ghting agencies throughout the country.
Notable recent builds include a M2 – 38-foot water jet
Shipbuilding catamaran ? reboat for Rochester, N.Y. Fire Department
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding traces its rich history of and a 75-foot catamaran built for WestStar Marine to be delivering quality ships to the year 1918. The shipyard is used as a crew transfer vessel (CTV).
an operating unit of Fincantieri Marine Group, the United
States division of global shipbuilding giant Fincantieri, em- ploying 20,000 shipbuilding professionals in 18 shipyards
RIBCRAFT and with a history of delivering more than 7,000 ships.
Marblehead, Mass. based RIBCRAFT is the only boat
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding’s portfolio reveals the di- builder specializing exclusively in building professional versity of products delivered—from articulated tug-barge grade rigid in? atable boats (RIBs). Serving all commercial units to ? shing vessels to dredges to offshore supply ves- markets; from military agencies and state and local govern- sels to ferries to specialty barges—the yard is experienced in ments to safety professionals, private industry and non- construction of complex vessels of every variety. The ship- pro? ts, RIBCRAFT vessels are available from 15 feet to 41 yard is currently building a 5,400 cubic meter bunker barge feet, and built to order in the United States.
for bunkering the LNG fueled cruise ships currently being built in Europe that will offer cruises from Florida to the
Caribbean—a ? rst step in a strategy to create a complete platform of LNG transport solutions for U.S. customers. In 2022 FBS will deliver the Mark Barker, the ? rst U.S-? agged
Self-Unloading bunker for Great Lakes service built since the early 1980s. The shipyard is skilled in the time-sensitive repair and conversion of the Great Lakes bulk carrier ? eet, and its record for on-time delivery is unmatched. Fincant- ieri Bay Shipbuilding has multi-disciplined in-house engi- neers and a wide portfolio of proven, time-tested designs to meet the critical needs of its customers.
FBS is currently investing in signi? cant yard footprint expansion, including two climate-controlled manufactur- ing buildings, to prepare for the serial component con- struction of the U.S. Navy Constellation Class Guided
Missile Frigate, of which sister company Fincantieri Mari- nette Marine is the prime.
Vessels built by Moose Boats are considered to be among the ? nest aluminum military, law enforcement and ? re? ght- ing vessels in the industry. As a semi-custom vessel builder,
Moose Boats builds aluminum catamarans and monohulls designed to meet a variety of mission speci? c applications for law enforcement, emergency response, and security pa- trol purposes; the Vallejo, Calif. boatbuilder’s clientele in- www.marinelink.com MN 29|