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Navy Repair And Overhaul Market

The Navy has clearly become the dominant source of ship repair, as well as new ship construction in the United' States. Ten years ago Navy business accounted for 36 percent of ship repair employment and 58 percent of new ship construction employment in U.

 

88th Annual Meeting

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at its 88th Annual Meeting, held on November 13, 1980 at the New York Hilton Hotel, elected John J. Nachtsheim as president. Mr. Nachtsheim, who is Assistant Administrator for Operations, U.

Paxman Secures U.S. Navy Contract To Supply 32 Diesel Engines For New Patrol Boat Program

Paxman Diesels of Colchester in Essex, U.K., has won a multimillion dollar contract to supply 32 propulsion engines to the U.S. Navy for its new Coastal Patrol Boat (PBC) program. Under the contract, Paxman will supply Valenta model 16 RP200- 1-CM engines.

Vosper Thornycroft Takes A "Bite" Out of Technology

Demonstrating a long-term commitment to its U.K. industrial base. Vosper Thornycroft is scheduled to start production next spring at a new, £40-million ($60-million) shipbuilding facility being created within the Portsmouth Naval Base. The technologically advanced,

First Sulzer RTA84 Engine Successfully Started

The first Sulzer RTA84 engine, a six-cylinder model, is now undergoing test-bed trials at Mitsubishi's Kobe engine works. Started in August, it has already run successfully at full load and is now going through a series of optimization trials. As the largest bore size in the RTA series,

Austal Wins Two Contracts

Australian shipbuilder Austal Ships and its U.S. subsidiary, Austal USA, have each secured contracts for new vessels. Austal USA - which was the creation of a new shipyard in conjunction with Bender Shipbuilding in Mobile. Ala. - has signed a contract for a 1 12-ft.

Effects On The U.S. Fishing Industry By The Anti-Reflagging Act Of 1987

Act Likely To Eliminate All Foreign Rebuilding Of U.S. Fishing Vessels Unregulated fishing and concern for depletion of fish stocks relied upon by coastal fishermen across the nation resulted in attempts to ensure control of the U.S. fishing industry by Americans (i.

Major Navy Contracts

This special section includes major Navy contract awards issued between the dates of August 7 to November 12, 1986. For Navy contracts prior to these dates refer to MARITIME REPORTER, September 1986 issue, "Major Navy Contracts," page 37. Contracts

Burger Boat's on a Binge

Burger Boat Company of Manitowoc. Wis., has emerged as a premier builder of U.S. megayachts, with a number of projects in the pipeline, most notably the Mirgab V (pronounced meergahb). In fact, history was made when the company announced Mirgab V.

Latest lnmarsat-2 Satellite Launch Provides More Capacity For COMSAT Customers

The second in a series of four Inmarsat-2 satellites was successfully launched recently by a McDonnell Douglas Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Inmarsat-2 (F2) will occupy a permanent orbital slot at 15.5 degrees west longitude over the Atlantic Ocean Region-East (AOR-E),

 
 
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