Metal Shark to build more cats for NYC Ferry; Former Keppel Shipyard exec faces corruption charges

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Metal Shark to build more cats for NYC Ferry
September 26, 2017 — Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark is to again build multiple high-speed aluminum catamaran passenger vessels for NYC Ferry. Metal Shark reports that, in early August, it received orders from Hornblower, which operates the service for New York City, for four 97 ft x 28 ft, 350-passenger USCG Subchapter K vessels. These are a new and larger platform than the fleet of 150-passenger vessels NYC Ferry currently operates. An additional 85 ft, 150-passenger USCG Subchapter T vessel has also been ordered.

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