Penske G M Power Head Discusses Service Support For Maritime Industry
Penske GM Power, Inc. of Lodi, N.J., was host recently to some 25 New York area marine operating and engineering personnel at a Whitehall Club luncheon. Company president Eugene Enlow told guests that Penske has the desire and ability to provide service support for the marine industry.
Industrial Marine Achieved Rapid Turnaround Time In Repairing Drilling Rig
Downtime was cut by half when dockside repairs on the jackup drilling rig Salenergy V (shown above) were completed by Industrial Marine Services in Cameron, La. The interval between the rig's arrival at Industrial Marine and the day the work was
Newport News Launches Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier 'Carl Vinson'
The Carl V i n s o n (CVN-70), third Nimitz-class, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched recently during c e r e m o n i e s at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia. Not only was the launch a major step in the U.S. Navy's shipbuilding program,
N.Y. Port Engineers Society Discusses Importance Of Propeller Finish
The recent meeting of The Society of Marine Port Engineers New York, N.Y. heard a paper titled "The Importance of Good Surface Finish on Large Diameter Propellers," presented by James W. Elliott Jr., engineering manager at Michigan Wheel Gulf Coast, Inc.
EC: Spanish Shipyards Owe €308.3M
The Spanish shipbuilding establishment received a financial blow when the European Commission ruled last month that aid provided was not in line with EC rules on State aid to shipbuilding. In a nutshell, Izar owes 6 308.3 million, plus interest,
Hitachi Announces Top Management Appointments
Hitachi Zosen, Tokyo, Japan, has announced the assignment of new management positions. At a recent meeting of the board of directors, Masaru Hattori was elected the new chairman, and Toshio Murayama was elected the new president of the company, effective immediately.
Surge In Orders, Output Reported By Chinese Yards
Showing a sharp increase over the 600,000-dwt average in the previous three years, China State Shipbuilding Corp. reported that it produced 800,000-dwt of ships last year. Last year, export orders were worth $528 million, the company said. The
ASNE-Puget Sound Discusses The Soviet Navy
The recent meeting of the Puget Sound Section of ASNE heard Capt. Timothy R. O'Keefe, USN, commanding officer, USS William H. Standley (CG-32), deliver an address entitled "The Soviet Navy: A Near-Term Capability." An intelligence subspecialist
Crane Consolidates Two Business Units To Form Crane M i d w e st
Crane Company, Defense and Specialty Systems Group, St. Louis, Mo., recently announced the consolidation of two of its business units, Crane Midwest Fittings and Unidynamics/ Midwest, to form Crane Midwest. Crane Midwest will continue to maintain
Astano Repairs Largest In Five Years
Spain's Astano Shipyard has embraced the first quarter of the new millennium with high demand for its docking and repair services, including the accommodation of the yard's largest vessel since 1994. A steady visitor to Astano is Greece's Good Faith Shipping,