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USCGC Glen Harris

Louisiana shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Glen Harris to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key

West, Fla. The vessel is the 167th Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35-year period and the 44th Fast

Response Cutter (FRC) delivered under the current program.

The USCGC Glen Harris is the third of six FRCs to be home-ported in Manama, Bahrain, which will replace the aging 110-foot Island Class Patrol Boats, built by Bol- linger Shipyards 30 years ago, supporting the Patrol Forces

Southwest Asia, the U.S. Coast Guard’s largest overseas presence outside the United States.

Bollinger Shipyards

Spirit of


Bellingham, Wash. shipbuilder All hull for this vessel was developed by

American Marine (AAM) has deliv- Nic de Waal of Teknicraft Design in ered a new 150-passenger hydrofoil- Auckland, New Zealand. The design assisted aluminum catamaran for Ma- integrates the signature Teknicraft jor Marine Tours. The 87- by 32-foot symmetrical and asymmetrical com- vessel, Spirit of Matushka, is certi? ed bined hull shape, bow wave piercer,

USCG Subchapter T and will operate and innovative hydrofoil system. The out of Seward, Alaska and will carry propulsion package includes four passengers on tours visiting Kenai Hamilton Jet HM422 waterjets, pow-

Fjords National Park. ered by four Scania DI16 082 engines,

The semi-displacement catamaran rated at 788 bhp at 2,100 rpm.

All American Marine

Boatbuilder Brix Marine (formerly Armstrong Marine

New Water Taxi for QXMC

USA) is currently constructing the 32- by 12-foot cata- maran for the Qathen Xwegus Management Corporation (QXMC), the business arm of the Klahoose First Nation, located on Cortes Island, B.C, Canada. The corporation, whose activities include industries such as forestry, aqua- culture, tourism and retail, will operate the 12-passenger vessel as a water taxi. Completion is slated for Fall 2021.

Power and propulsion are twin Volvo Penta D4 270hp en- gines with Aquamatic DPI outdrives. The 3212-CTC model vessel’s full walk around con? guration, combined with two side boarding doors port and starboard, allows for safe passen- ger access from stem to stern. Heated cabin, exterior-accessed

Brix Marine head, and 12 individual passenger seats ensure comfort. 40 | MN June 2021

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