Shipyards- USA and Canada

James Retert Joins Waukesha Engine As Director Of Marketing

James M. Retert has joined Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser Industries, Inc., as director of marketing. In this position, he is responsible for product management and a p p l i c a t i o n engineering of all the division's marine, petroleum, construction and industrial,


Jotun Hosts Technical Seminar For New York-Based Shipowners

Jotun Marine Coatings and Jotun-Baltimore Copper Paint Company recently hosted a reception and technical seminar at the Whitehall Club for shipowners and operators in the New York City area. Torstein Bryn, public relations/marketing manager for Jotun Marine Coatings,

Bay Shipbuilding Launches Tank Barge For Hannah Marine

The tank barge Hannah 6301 was launched recently at Bay Shipbuilding Corporation, Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The launching was witnessed by a group of Hannah Marine Corporation personnel and customers and Bay Ship officials. The vessel was christened by Hannah's appointed sponsor for the occasion,

First Spill Response Vessel Launched For MSRC By Bender Shipbuilding

First Component Of 16-Vessel, $188 Million Fleet The first oil spill recovery vessel in the Marine Spill Response Corporation's planned 16-vessel national fleet was recently launched at Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc., in Mobile, Ala.

Full-Color Worthington Brochure Covers Specs Of Redesigned Pumps

Worthington's redesigned line of general-purpose end-suction pumps, with capacities to 1,500 gpm, is covered in a new brochure. The cast-iron pumps, designated as the D-800 line, are available in 19 sizes, frame-mounted or closecoupled. The pumps

Navibulgar Finalizes Varna Shipyard Deal

Navigation Maritime Bulgare (Navibulgar). has confirmed its acquisition of Varna shipyard, which has been in administration since January. Payment of the purchase price of $16.1 million was completed on April 8 and gives Navibulgar ownership of the assets of the yard.

McTighe Offers Brochure On High-Flow & Low-Flow Oil/Water Separators

A four-fold brochure from McTighe Industries, Bohemia, N.Y. summarizes high-flow and low-flow oil water separators capable of removing oils and/or other volatile liquids and solids from wastewater, water draw-off systems and an EPA-approved biocide known as Karacide.

MHI Develops High-Pressure Gas Injection DFD Engine

—Literature Available Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) recently developed a high-pressure gas injection dual fuel diesel (DFD) engine, a next generation engine for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The new engine uses Boil-off Gas (BOG)

North Sea Operators Evaluating New Rig Concept For Long-Term Programs

A new jackup concept, capable of drilling and production operations in more than 100 meters (about 328 feet) of water, is being developed by the rig designer Marathon LeTourneau of Texas, with Christiann Kongsli and Normann Riksen, the Norwegian rig experts.

Kvichak Delivers To Pilots Association

Kvichak Marine Industries delivered Chinook + a 72 x 21 ft. (21.9 x 6.4 m) all aluminum pilot boat — to the Columbia River Bar Pilots Association of Astoria, Ore. The vessel replaces the 30-year-old Peacock that had previously been used on the River.

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