US Navy acquires coastal response boats for foreign military sales

A 46-foot coastal fast response boat built by Silver Ships for the US Navy's foreign military sales program

Alabama boatbuilder Silver Ships has completed the construction and delivery of the first four coastal fast response boats (CFRB) under a contract award worth US$6.12 million from the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). The vessels were designed and constructed as a part of the US Navy’s Foreign...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/security/naval/naval-ships/us-navy-acquires-coastal-response-boats-for-foreign-military-sales/

Emergency Service Vessel News Roundup | February 16 – Norwegian ambulance catamarans, Saudi fireboat orders and more

Deliveries include a rescue boat for an Australian volunteer organisation, a firefighting launch for a government operator in the US state of Virginia, and two ambulance boats for a Norwegian shipping company. A Russian rescue and patrol vessel is unveiled for the first time. Finally, a Saudi customer places orders for new fireboats to be […]

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Silver Ships delivers first Endeavor 32 fire rescue boat

Theodore, Ala., based Silver Ships has delivered its first Endeavor 32 fire rescue boat to Norfolk Fire-Rescue (NFR) in Norfolk, Va.

The Endeavor 32 is a multi-mission fireboat that will provide critical support to the City of Norfolk, as well as the Port of Virginia. Designed for a wide range of applications, the fire rescue boat will be utilized for firefighting operations both from the water as well as water supply to shore operations, water rescue emergencies, patient transport and patient...

https://www.marinelog.com/inland-coastal/silver-ships-delivers-first-endeavor-32-fire-rescue-boat/

Maritime Security Vessel News Roundup | December 22 – Egyptian Navy frigate, US lake patrol boat and more

The Egyptian Navy acquires a new warship and a patrol workboat is handed over to a lake protection agency on the US East Coast. Construction is meanwhile underway on future surface combatants for the US and Spanish navies. Egyptian Navy takes delivery of third Al-Aziz-class frigate German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has delivered the […]

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Maritime Security Vessel News Roundup | November 23 – Philippine and Australian naval patrol vessels, a RIB workboat for a US law enforcement operator and a police boat for Samoa

The Philippine Navy, the Samoa Police Service, and a law enforcement agency in the US state of Pennsylvania take delivery of new vessels while a future Royal Australian Navy patrol ship is launched into the water for the first time. Philippine Navy acquires two additional fast attack craft The Philippine Navy has taken delivery of […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Ranger James P. Fleetwood – Firefighting boat delivered to US National Park Service

Alabama boatbuilder Silver Ships recently delivered a new firefighting vessel to the US National Parks Service for operation in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area that sits between Arizona and Nevada. The welded aluminium vessel has been named Ranger James P. Fleetwood in honour of a National...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/small-craft-world/firefighting/vessel-review-ranger-james-p-fleetwood-firefighting-boat-delivered-to-us-national-park-service/

Silver Ships completes six riverine patrol boats for U.S. Navy

Silver Ships has completed the construction of six riverine patrol boats (RPB) under a contract award worth $6.12 million from the Naval Sea Systems Command. The vessels were designed and constructed as a part of the United States Navy Foreign Military Sale (FMS) program and will benefit a Pacific region ally. Each RPB was inspected and accepted by the Navy and await overseas shipment.

The six custom-designed riverine patrol boats are uniquely engineered to successfully operate in shallow and...

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Silver Ships promotes Jason Powers to COO

Theodore, Ala., based aluminum boat specialist Silver Ships has recently promoted Jason Powers to the role of chief operating officer (COO). Powers, who has been a member of the Silver Ships team for more than 25 years, previously held the role of director of business development

As COO, Powers will direct daily production operations alongside the executive team and report directly to CEO, Steven Clarke. His responsibilities will include organizational leadership, process optimization, cost...

https://www.marinelog.com/shipbuilding/shipyards/shipyard-news/silver-ships-promotes-jason-powers-to-coo/

Silver Ships gets $16.3 million NAVSEA award

NAVSEA has awarded Theodore, Ala., aluminum boat specialist Silver Ships a $16,352,650 firm-fixed-price, delivery for the procurement of 10 Navy 11-meter Surface Support Craft and 26 Coast Guard Special Purpose Craft Law Enforcement Generation II.

The award is being made under an October 2021 $8.2 million NAVSEA contract covering up to 110 vessels, including options that, if exercised, would bring its cumulative value to $51.6 million and see production work continuing through 2026-2027. The...

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