Silver Ships delivers first four in new coastal fast response boat series

Silver Ships CFRB

Theodore, Ala., based Silver Ships has completed the construction and delivery of the first four coastal fast response boats (CFRBss) being built under a $6.12 million, seven-boat Naval Sea Systems Command contract award. These first vessels were designed and constructed under the U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program and will go to NATO partners. The other three boats support a Central American navyon delivery. Each vessel was inspected in Alabama and accepted by the Navy.

The seven...

Silver Ships delivers RHIB customized for NOAA research requirements

Theodore, Ala., based Silver Ships Inc. recently delivered a customized Ambar Series vessel to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The custom-built Ambar 6 meter (AM600) is designed to be operated from NOAA oceangoing ships. At just under 28 feet in length, with a hull length of 20 feet 5 inches, it has an 8 feet 10 inches beam and 22 inch draft.

Powered by two Mercury SeaPro 115 hp engines, the boat has an 80-gallon fuel tank and was delivered with a trailer and a boat...

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