Nanaimo yard closes in on deals to make 'robot ships'
Victoria Times Colonist
Nanaimo Shipyard Group president Ron van Wachem is partnering with d'Eons Boatbuilding
Ltd., of Nova Scotia, in the hope of winning contracts to produce
light, unmanned vessels. "There is no contract but we are working with
four countries on contracts .
Local Content: Indigenous firm to build own offshore boat in six years
The Guardian Nigeria
expand its scope and services through Local Content in the oil and gas
sector in Nigeria, Arco Marine and Oilfield Services, a subsidiary of
Arco Petrochemical Engineering Company Limited has affirmed that plans
are underway by the company to build
Oldest Sailboat on the Coast is Getting a Makeover
CTV Vancouver Island
Dorothy, a 9-metre sailboat
built in Victoria back in 1987, is the oldest known yacht in the
pacific northwest, possibly even Canada. It was built at James Bay's old
boatyard and designed by Linton Hope. She cost $1800 to build, a pretty
hefty sum for ...
Johnson Outdoors announces plan to enhance competitiveness of Watercraft
Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:11 PM PDT
Johnson Outdoors unveiled a comprehensive plan to improve the profit profile of its Watercraft business. The effort includes a restructuring of the unit's U.S. and European operations and streamlining .
Glenn County probes personal watercraft crash
Red Bluff Daily News
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 08:27 AM PDT
The Glenn County Sheriff's Office Boating Enforcement Unit is
investigating an accident that occurred on Stony Gorge Reservoir and
sent three victims to the hospital.
Yacht school raises $700K for educational programs
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:46 PM PDT
A Newport-based school that focuses on preparing students for work in the boat building industry has raised $700,000 to support its educational programs.
Family Boatbuilding Week set for July 16-21
Urbanna Southside Sentinel
The 10th annual Family Boatbuilding
Week at Deltaville Maritime Museum is set for Monday through Saturday,
July 16-21. The program is a wonderful hands-on school teaching family
groups how to turn stacks of wood into their own sleek, versatile, work
John Yothers; Much more than a boat builder
Van Dam identified with a young Yothers, because the reason he began building boats is he too wanted to sail around the world in a boat he had built himself. Yothers apprenticed for two years under Van Dam and credits him with igniting his love for .
Launching Reflects New Math: At Hinckley, 34 + 48 = 200
HARBOR — Skies were blue and expressions sunny last Monday (July 2)
when workers from The Hinckley Co. gathered at its Manset boatyard for
the launching of the first T34 jet boat to roll out of the company's
Trenton boatbuilding plant.
Gibbs & Cox Awarded Contract for Design and Integration of Manned and Unmanned Craft Systems
Thu, 12 Jul 2012 00:03 AM PDT
ARLINGTON, Va. | Gibbs & Cox, Inc., one of the world's leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering firms, announced the award of a $10,799,969 indefinite-delivery/indefinite.