Swift Academy

Swift Academy

With the goal of training and certifying experienced welders in the aluminum trade, Swiftships has opened what is now known as “Swift Academy”. The welding academy is a 6-8 week course in which potential Swiftships welders will be trained to master their...

Swiftships Maintains Iraq Navy Fleet

Um-Qasr, Iraq – What used to be the old ITSAM camp built by the US Coalition Forces in 2009, recently raised a Swiftships flag to commemorate the transition to what will now be known as Camp Swift – Iraq. This facility has become the new place of residence for...

Swiftships Adds Cabin to 2nd Rodi Vessel

April 23, 2014 – Swiftships has successfully completed laying the cabin for the second 175 foot Fast Supply Vessel (FSV) which will be delivered to Rodi Marine later this year. Hull 630 will be identical to Hull 623 and is scheduled for completion at the end of...

Swiftships Meets Two Milestones

Morgan City, LA – It was a busy week for Swiftships’ production team as they successfully completed a hull roll over and vessel launch. Swiftships met two milestones for the construction of two 175 foot fast supply vessels (FSVs) for Rodi Marine, based in...

Jet Setters

At one time, the notion of powering a workboat with waterjets was approached with more than a bit of skepticism by workboat operators, especially those building boats in the smaller ranges. Those were hands-on outfits steeped in the tradition of shafts and props. But...