Owners, Operators, Suppliers Enter 1991 With Renewed Optimism Optimism is certainly the prevailing feeling among owners, operators, builders and equipment suppliers of the workboat fleet serving the Gulf of Mexico as they enter 1991. This renewed
—Literature Available Krupp MaK Maschinenbau GmbH of Kiel, West Germany, recently signed a 40-million Deutsche mark (about $21.6 million) contract with the Canadian shipyard Halifax Dartmouth Industries Limited for the complete retrofit of the
Knight & Carver YachtCenter, in partnership with M Ship Co. of San Diego, has been awarded a $6 million contract to construct a high-speed 80 x 40-ft. transport vessel for the U.S. Navy. Characterized by its patented, carbon-fiber "double-M" hull
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Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Sunnyvale, Calif., has been awarded a $40-million contract by Newport News Shipbuilding to build eight turbine generator sets for the CVN-17, the Navy's fifth nuclear aircraft carrier. The contract was awarded
Ralph Helm, president and chief operating officer of the Manitowoc Company, Inc., has promoted Allen A. Powell to executive vicepresident and general manager of the company's shipbuilding subsidiary, Bay Shipbuilding Corp., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. In his new capacity, Mr.
Northwest Marine Iron Works of Portland, Ore., has placed the Veendam, a Holland-America passenger liner, back into service in less than two weeks, following an accident suffered in Alaskan waters. The passenger liner, which runs between Vancouver,
Backlog Of $16.6 Billion In Navy Construction Work At Yards; Shallow-Draft Vessel Construction On The Rise Navy Construction The prime generator of new ship construction remains the U.S. Navy. According to the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) 1988 Ship Construction Report,
Experimenting with high speed, high capacity, shallow draft vessel is off to a resounding success on another front, as Austal USA last month announced a three-year, $31 million contract with the U.S. Military Sealift Command Chartering its 330-ft.
The SMM exhibition in Hamburg has once again proven that it is the cradle of marine technology and the grand-daddy of all marine exhibitions. On display in 12 separate halls were more than 1,300 exhibitors from more than 50 countries, launching