When the Administration assumed office in 1981, the shipbuilding industry understood that it would be challenged to meet the performance and cost objectives of an expanded naval construction program. Further, the shipbuilding industry knew that
The USS Wadsworth, the first Todd-built FFG-class guided missile frigate, was delivered recently to the United States Navy by Todd Shipyards Corporation. The FFG's mission is to keep the international sealanes open for the nation's defense needs and vital maritime trade.
Two years ago the President presented to Congress a program to reverse more than a decade of declining American military strength. In the preceding 10 years, real defense spending had declined 22 percent; our nuclear megatonage had been cut in
The Tillberg name is synonymous with luxurious cruise ship design, often sending as the masterminds in the creation of images and themes that will capture the essence of the each vessel's itinerary and passenger base. MR/EN spoke with two generations
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of Korea recently won several contracts to build ethylene carriers for some of the leading overseas shipowners. Among the contracts is one for a 4,000-cubicmeter ethylene carrier for Olaf Pedersen's Rederi A/S of Norway.
TANO Corporation of New Orleans has won contracts for marine automation systems for 17 new oceangoing vessels since January of 1980. The dollar value of contracts awarded to the company so far this year is $10.7 million. TANO president James J.
This article deals with the potential for new business from the current U.S. Navy program. However, as most readers are aware, since the mid-60's, all U.S. Navy new construction work must be conducted in private shipyards. In addition, aside from about 5,000 U.
The Long Beach Harbor Commission has granted the San Pedro yard of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation permission to ask the U.S. Department of Commerce for approval to become part of the Port of Long Beach Foreign Trade Zone No. 50. Such a status
Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass., recently appointed Peter J. Gwyn to the position of president and chief operating officer. Mr. Gwyn brings over 30 years of marine industry experience to his new position and is joining Bird- Johnson from the Massachusetts Shipbuilders Corporation,
To remain competitive in the world of shipping, vessel operators must keep their port time for loading and unloading operations to a minimum. Fast, reliable, and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, and cargo access equipment— all invaluable