All American Marine is proud to announce that we have recently secured a contract to construct a research vessel for BLUETIDE Puerto Rico. This 73’ x 26.7’ aluminum catamaran, will be constructed to USCG Subchapter T standards for use on both near coastal and ocean routes. The twin-engine vessel will be BLUETIDE’S first vessel for their marine research, education, innovation, and conservation work based out of Puerto Rico. The mission of BLUETIDE is to “Influence, Innovate, Support and Increase the eco-responsible economic impacts of a sustainable “Blue Economic” in the US Caribbean,” and this vessel will help to achieve and grow their efforts in the region.
The semi-displacement catamaran hull for this vessel was developed by Nic More
A true family business, Stan and Mary Helen Stephens started operating fishing and hunting charters out of Valdez, Alaska on their first vessel the 26-foot m/v Mary Helen, in 1971. Soon after, the rest of the family joined in, operating tours on the waters around Valdez and in Prince William Sound. They have been promoting the beautiful scenery and important resources of this community ever since, officially as Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises. The business has remained a valuable community asset, contributing economic, educational and environmentalbenefits to this region. It has even serveda role in disaster relief when called upon.
All American Marine, Inc. (AAM), together with Great Western Attractions (GWA), is pleased to announce the launch of the second of two 80’x 27’ aluminum catamarans for operation as passenger excursion vessels in Puget Sound. Designed by Teknicraft in Auckland New Zealand, these identical Subchapter T certified vessels were constructed at All American Marine’s state-of-the-art 57,000 square foot facility on Bellingham Bay. These vessels will be a part of GWA’s multi-faceted tourism experience based in downtown Seattle.
GWA selected industry leaders AAM and Teknicraft Design, widely acknowledged for designing and building high quality and fuel-efficient aluminum vessel designs at a great value. These new vessels will combine innovative design features to enhance More
In this edition of Listen Up!, MarineLog speaks with our very own Ron Wille, Business Development Manager here at All American Marine (AAM).
Wille joined the AAM in 2018 but has had a ten-year working relationship with the company, having previously spent 15 years working at Kenai Fjords Tours in Seward, Alaska. His maritime career also includes experience on tugboats that specialized in commercial ship assists and commercial towing in South Central Alaska.
Listen to the podcast below – just clicking that orange play button – where Ron discusses topics such as trends in the maritime industry, why a custom-built vessel is better in the long run, and what projects More
All American Marine, Inc. (AAM), together with Great Western Attractions (GWA), is pleased to announce the launch of the first of two 80’x 27’ aluminum catamarans for operation as a passenger excursion vessels in Puget Sound. Designed by Teknicraft in Auckland New Zealand, these identical Subchapter T certified vessels were constructed at All American Marine’s state-of-the-art 57,000 square foot facility on Bellingham Bay. These vessels will be a part of GWA’s multi-faceted tourism experience based in downtown Seattle. The second, sister ship will be launched in June.
GWA selected industry leaders AAM and Teknicraft Design, widely acknowledged for designing and building high quality and fuel-efficient aluminum vessel designs at a great value. These new vessels More
All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) has been awarded a contract by SWITCH Maritime (SW/TCH) to complete the aluminum construction and outfitting of a 70’ 84-passenger zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered, electric drive (“e-ferry”) that will operate in the California Bay Area (referred to as the ‘Water-Go-Round’ project). Prior to transfer to AAM, the project had begun at Bay Ship & Yacht shipyard in Alameda, CA where the aluminum hull and superstructure had been started. This is the first hydrogen fuel cell vessel in the US, representing a monumental step in the maritime industry’s transition to a sustainable future. The e-ferry is being developed to demonstrate a pathway to commercialization for zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell More
All American Marine (AAM) has completed construction and launched an innovative aluminum catamaran. This vessel will serve an integral role in patrolling both Texas state and federal waters for the law enforcement division of Texas Parks and Wildlife. The 80’ x 27’ (OAL) Captain Murchison features twin CAT C18 ACERT D Engines, with Hamilton Jet HM 521 waterjets and is built to USCG Subchapter T standards. The state-of-the-art hydrofoil assisted vessel, from Teknicraft Design, will combine innovative design features critical to modern maritime law enforcement. One revolutionary feature is the inclusion of Teknicraft ’s Rapid RHIB launching system. This feature integrated into the stern of the vessel, will increase safety and reduce the time and manpower More
All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) has been named the West Coast shipyard by Birdon America, Inc., for Phase I of a contract to perform a Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) on a number of United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) fleet of Motor Life Boats (MLB). AAM is currently working on two MLB’s at its shop, with a plan to ramp up to 8 MLB vessels each year during Phase II. Birdon America was awarded the prime contract to perform Service Life Extension work on all MLB’s in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Fleet.
The current in-service MLBs were designed by the USCG and built from 1997 to 2003. The 47-foot MLB is the Coast More
It’s been a busy start to 2020 for All American Marine, Inc. (AAM), who has won another contract to build two sister vessels for Major Marine Tours, based in Seward Alaska. These 87’ x 32” Teknicraft Aluminum catamarans, will be certified USCG Subchapter “T” for 150 passengers. The quad-jet vessels will expand Major Marine Tours’ fleet of wildlife and glacier cruise vessels that visit Kenai Fjords National Park.
These semi-displacement catamarans were developed by Nic de Waal of Teknicraft Design in Auckland, New Zealand. The design integrates the signature Teknicraft symmetrical and asymmetrical combined hull shape. The advanced hull design is complemented by Teknicraft’s signature integration of a wave piercer positioned between the catamaran sponsons More
In September 2018, Red and White Fleet welcomed Enhydra, built by All American Marine, the newest and largest addition to the fleet. Enhydra is the first 600-passenger hybrid-drive vessel operating in the United States. We are proud to have built such a beautiful vessel, and that this boat was ablie to achieve higher than expected fuel savings after it’s first year. Read more at the link below!