Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, Korea, held a naming ceremony recently for the first two 41,630-dwt bulk carriers in a series of 10 vessels ordered by Efploia Shipping Company of Greece. The two ships were christened Oinoussian Pride (photo) and Costas N.
North American passenger vessel operators now have access to catamaran designs of one of the world's largest and most experienced catamaran builders, because of an agreement between Westamarin A/S, the Trinity Marine Group, and Scandinavian Catamarans, Inc.
The Manitowoc Company first established itself in 1902 as a shipbuilding organization, has guided itself through the past 100 years as one of the most formidable companies within the U.S. The Manitowoc, Wis.-based company has forged an enviable track record,
New $27.9-Million NKS Plant In Mexico Will Supply Heavy Steel Forgings And Castings To Shipyards And Industry
Full Color Facilities Brochure Available Shipbuilding executives from 14 major North American shipyards recently toured the site of the NKS steel forging and casting plant in Puerto Lazaro Cardenas on Mexico's West Coast. With an accumulated investment of 50 billion pesos (about $27.
Bethlehem Steel Corporation recently confirmed that it has signed a letter of intent with Trinity Industries, Inc. of Dallas, Texas, for the sale of its 74-acre Beaumont facility. David H. Klinges, president of Bethlehem's marine construction division,
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Robert W. Greene, executive vice president of Louisiana Dock Company, has announced the appointments of Wayne P. LaGrange as Harahan shipyard manager, and Garrold L. Wyne as shipyard supervisor. Mr. LaGrange will have operational responsibility for the Harahan Shipyard,
Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of Woolrich, Maine, has announced the signing of three construction contracts and the company's entry into two new markets—a sail-powered passenger vessel and an offshore lobster boat. Currently under construction is the 73-foot Bay Lady II,
Taylor Diving & Salvage Company, Inc. Belle Chasse, La., has entered into a joint venture with a N e w f o u n d l a n d - b a s e d diving company to establish the firm of Hydrospace Marine Services. Taylor Diving president Ken Wallace joined with Bill Lukeman and Max Ruelokke,
Levingston Shipbuilding Company officials have announced that a new corporate organization, Levingston Industries, Inc., has been formed and will be headquartered in Orange, Texas. The formation of three wholly owned subsidiaries of Levingston Industries was also announced.