CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. - Two more On-site Net Washing Vessels will soon join the Badinotti fleet on the waters off North Vancouver Island, "We have ordered two more vessels from Armstrong Marine Inc. to work out of the Port Hardy and Port McNeill area in the waters north of Campbell River," says Kevin Onclin, CEO at Badinotti Net Services Canada Ltd.. There is the potential for the vessels to work in the Sounds and Inlets on the West Coast of Vancouver Island as well if requested or required. The acquisition of two new vessels is being made based on the performance of BRAVO II earlier this year.
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OAHU, HI – Port Angeles, Washington based boat builder Armstrong Marine’s most recent launch, the 40’ catamaran Mirai, ran its first passenger tour in Oahu last week. The Honolulu-based company Hawaii Experiences contracted Armstrong Marine to build the boat. Four Evinrude outboards totaling 1,000 horsepower give the vessel a running speed of 47 mph. The 49-passenger USCG Subchapter T tour boat also features two heads, a sun canopy, and aft raised wheelhouse providing the captain with clear visibility.
Port Angeles, WA - Apr. 23, 2018 – Washington State boat builder Armstrong Marine’s most recent launch, the 11.3 x 4m RHIB J2, departed on Friday after initial launch on Wednesday. Maya’s Legacy Whale Watching contracted Armstrong Marine to build J2 as a sister ship to their first Armstrong Marine / NAIAD RHIB J1, built in 2016.
J2 boasts triple Yamaha 300hp outboards, seating for 16 passengers, head, walk-through cabin with fold-out bow boarding steps, custom vinyl graphics, and gullwing style opening windows.
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PORT ANGELES, WA - Jan. 29 2018 – Boat builder Armstrong Marine launched ‘Adel,’ a new 32’ x 11’ survey catamaran on January 19 and completed sea trials on January 25. The build contract was awarded to Armstrong last year by an Israeli engineering firm.
Twin 225hp diesel inboards power the vessel, which also includes a 4.5 kW generator, autopilot, and engine compartment fire suppression system. An AC unit, cuddy cabin berth, galley, and head with shower are designed to keep crew comfortable. The survey package includes a computer work station for 3, hydraulic A frame, aluminum davit, and aft deck moon pool for equipment deployment. Vibration dampening mounts and acoustic dampening insulation will ensure accurate.