- Catalog Available Hardware Specialty Company, Inc., a 53-year-old hardware fastener distributor firm based in Long Island City, N.Y., has been increasingly committed to meeting the demands of the shipbuilding industry. Their Ships Division is
NAVY PROJECTS SPENDING $11 BILLION PER YEAR Editor's Note: This article only forecasts business opportunities in the shipbuilding sector. For a projection of business opportunities in the ship repair and maintenance sector over the next 10 years, see Mr.
Allied Shipbuilders Ltd. of North Vancouver, Canada, recently delivered the 74-foot-long by 28-footbeam tug Charles H. Cates III (Cates 3) to C.H. Cates & Sons Ltd., also of North Vancouver. The vessel, constructed to the design of Robert Allan Ltd.
The USS Chosin (CG 65), the 13th Aegis guided missile cruiser to be built for the U.S. Navy by Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton, recently joined the U.S. Pacific Fleet after being commissioned at the shipyard last month. The Navy and Ingalls
On July 2, 2002, a host of new regulations of concern to most ship builders and owners was implemented according to the recent revision of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). In conjunction with amendments to Fire Safety and AIS regulations.
Seacraft Shipyard Corporation delivered the 120-ft. all aluminum Research Vessel Hercules to its owners in Key West, Fla. The custom-built vessel was designed to work in the Mediterranean Sea, for underwater archeology research. Seacraft designed the vessel in-house.
Through technology advancements, the major manufacturers of shipboard electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise and communications faster and easier. Newer, more powerful lorans,
Marine Industries Northwest Inc. of Tacoma, Wash., recently performed overhaul and activation repairs aboard two large RO/RO barges for a New York corporation. The former SeaWay Express RO/ RO barges City of Seward, and Resurrection Bay, each
The trend toward upgrading output and efficiency of marine diesel engines, as well as improving their ability to burn heavy residual fuels with high sulfur content, has placed increasing demands on the petroleum industry to improve their products.
—Literature Available Soundcoat Company of Deer Park, N.Y., now offers Quilted Barrier Absorber (QBA), a combination of materials specifically designed to provide durability and excellent acoustical properties. It is a composite of limp mass sandwiched