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Hawaiian maritime tradition traces its roots to the huge ocean going outrigger canoes that took sophisticated navigators island hopping around the expanse of the Pacific Ocean. Today fiberglass versions of these canoes are put through their paces by canoe racing clubs.
—Free Literature O f f e r e d— Service Marine Industries, Amelia, La., recently christened a 600- passenger dinner/cruise boat for operator Heritage Cruise Lines, Richmond, Va. The M/V Annabel Lee, which will cruise on the James River out of Richmond, Va.
The USS Chosin (CG 65), the 13th Aegis guided missile cruiser to be built for the U.S. Navy by Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton, recently joined the U.S. Pacific Fleet after being commissioned at the shipyard last month. The Navy and Ingalls
West State, Inc. (WSI) recently announced that Tore Steen has been appointed president and chief executive officer. Mr. Steen will assume the role from Doug Watson, owner of WSI, who will become chairman. WSI is one of three major marine repair companies in Portland, Ore.
ABCO Industries Limited, Marine Group — located on the waterfront of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia — manufactures welded aluminum boats to 60 ft. The company has served the marine industry for 57 years, and during the past 15 it has developed a comprehensive line of aluminum boats.
The Maritime Administration has given its approval for United States Lines, Inc. to acquire the ships and other assets of Delta Steamship Lines, Inc. Under the agreement, USL will buy the 11 existing Delta ships and will charter the three being
The Swedish company Saab Marine Electronics has supplied level gauging systems for 18 U.S. Navy supply tankers (T-AO Class). The project, which started back in 1981, was concluded last year. The U.S. Navy rarely accepts equipment manufactured in neutral countries.
Baldt, Inc. has been awarded four c o n t r a c t s for approximately $1,000,000 by Ingalls Shipbuilding for manufacturing anchor, chain and hardware for four ships being constructed for the U.S. Navy. The announcement was made by Philip J. Carcara, president of Baldt.
The tug Jamie A. Baxter, part of the first integrated tug/barge unit to be operated by CF Industries, Inc., was recently launched at the Peterson Builders, Inc. shipyard at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. This announcement was made jointly by R.R. Baxter, president
New Orleans, La.-based diversified shipbuilder Avondale Industries Inc. reported that it will form a pioneering joint venture with a German shipbroker and a Norwegian shipping group. Avondale vice president of commercial ship marketing Ron McAlear said,