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Metal Shark Expands into Peru

Metal Shark 45 Defiant

U.S.-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced its expansion into the country of Peru, with a new patrol boat order now in production and a multiyear coproduction agreement recently established with the state-operated Peruvian shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA). The first round of Peruvian Navy maritime interdiction vessels are now being built by Metal Shark in the U.S. Under a co-production

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Metal Shark Expands into Towboats with new Alabama Shipyard

U.S. shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced its entry into the towboat market with a contract to build three 120-ft. by 35-ft. river towboats for Florida Marine Transporters Inc. of Mandeville, Louisiana. The four-decked, welded-steel, U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter M-compliant towboats were designed by John W. Gilbert Associates Inc. and will be powered by twin Cat 3512C Tier 3 marine diesel

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