Rautaruukki Steel = Quality and Profit

Rautaruukki Group of Finland is the largest steel company in Scandinavia with 13,000 employees and an approximate annual turnover of $2.7 billion. While this is, essentially, a small company among the consolidated behemoths of the steel industry,


Western Shipbuilders Elect Alfred Moloney Association President

Alfred J. Maloney, general manager of Bethlehem Steel Corporation's San Pedro, Calif., shipyard, recently was elected president of the Western Shipbuilding Association. Mr. Maloney was elected during the association's board of directors meeting, held in the St.

Todd Appoints Stuart Jones To Head New Tanker Planning

Stuart C. Jones has 'been appointed special assistant to general manager of Todd's Los Angeles Division to assume responsibility for development, planning, and construction scheduling of the new 89,- 700-dwt tankers now on order. Mr. Jones has

Hongkong United Dockyards Ltd. (HUD) Forms New Subsidiary

Hongkong United Dockyards Ltd. (HUD) have formed a new subsidiary company — Ship Repairers & Shipbuilders (HK) Ltd. The company will act as agents for a number of major overseas ship repairing companies and will liaise with local shipowners requiring docking and repair work overseas.

$29.9M Approved For U.S. Shipbuilding Loan Guarantees

Congress has approved $29.9 million for the Maritime Loan Guarantee Program, or Title XI program, a $27.9 million increase over the President's Fiscal Year 2001 budget request. Allen Walker, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) and chairman of the Title XI Coalition,

Newport News To Build Four More LNG Carriers At Cost Of $800 Million

Tenneco's Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., has announced it signed letters of intent that could lead to construction of four liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The world's largest shipyard signed the letters of intent with other Tenneco subsidiaries.

Brown Brothers Develops New Stabilizer System

Brown Brothers, the Vickers Marine company based in Edinburgh, has developed a new stabilizer system which combines the latest developments in hydromechanics with state-of-the-art electronic control technology. Called the VM Series, the new system,

Todd President Sees U.S. Shipbuilders Improving Competitive Position

John T. Gilbride, president and chief executive officer of Todd Shipyards Corporation, in a speech on January 23 at The Propeller Cluib, Port of New York, provided his audience with an "inside" viewpoint of the recent findings of the Commission on American Shipbuilding.

MacGregor To Build Stern Slewing Ramps For 'Multiflex' Ships

One of the interesting new ship designs of 1976, the "Multiflex" multipurpose cargo ship developed by the Danish shipbuilders Burmeister & Wain, is to include MacGregor stern slewing ramps when the first two are delivered to the yard's subsidiary company, Hamlet Shipping.

Torpedo SPC Chosen For Advanced Cable Layer

—Literature Available Torpedo self-polishing copolymer (SPC) paints have been selected by Cable & Wireless (Marine) Ltd. to provide anti-fouling protection on its latest cable ship, the 6,133-gt Pacific Guardian. Three coats of Torpedo SPC, at 100 microns each,

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