The owners of a 34.000-ton container vessel contacted Hydrex to carry out a repair requiring a 700 mm x 300 mm insert into the vessel's shell plating. A crack had developed in the plating right next to the bulkhead, which needed to be dealt with quickly before it became a major problem.
The materials handling system used for years at Bath Iron Works pipe fabrication shop relied on corrugated containers to hold the irregularly shaped subassemblies. Getting the material from the pipe shop to the ship required six fulltime workers to move the finished pipe four times,
Name White Rose Builder Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Owner Husky Oil Operation Type FPSO For many years now, contracts for ships and floating units to operate in an offshore environment have been much-prized value-added goals at Samsung.
MAN B&W Diesel, Holeby has received an order from A.P. Moller of Denmark for nine diesel generator sets for three 4,200-TEU container vessels to be built at Odense Steel Shipyard, Denmark. The diesel generator sets of type 9L28/32 H, each with an output of 2,
—A directory of the leading shipbuilding and ship repair firms— The following listing of Canadian shipyards highlights yard capabilities and special services offered. For full descriptive literature circle the appropriate number on the Reader Service Card in the back of this issue.
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Group of Japan has received a contract from Sea-Land to undertake major conversions of four of its T3- class containerships at a total cost of about $50 million. Beginning next January, the ships will be withdrawn in succession from
Changes Create New Supplier Opportunities The Department of Defense has requested $311.6 billion in new budget authority for the fiscal year (FY 1987) beginning October 1, 1986. Included in the budget request, biggest ever in U.S. peacetime history,
Much as h a s t r a n s p i r e d in m a i n s t r e am c o n s u m e r markets, the dot c o m craze has r e c e n t l y e n v e l o p e d the maritime w o r l d w i t h p r o m i s e s of c o s t s a v i n g s and o p e r a t i o n a l e f f i c i e n c i e s.
The Department of the Navy has christened the auxiliary crane ship USNS Equality State (T-ACS 8) at Tampa Shipyards, Tampa, Fla. Senator Malcolm Wallop, RWyo., was the principal speaker at the ceremony. Mrs. Malcolm Wallop, wife of the principal speaker, was the sponsor of the ship.
The Maritime Subsidy Board has approved Delta Steamship Lines' application for construction- differential subsidy (CDS) to increase the cargo-handling capability of two breakbulk vessels that it operates in its subsidized foreign service. The total approved CDS amount is $534,792.