The Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation recently launched the U.S. Navy guided- missile frigate USS Ingraham (FFG-61) at ceremonies at the San Pedro yard. The principal speaker at the event was the Hon. Elton Gallegly, Congressman, 21st District, California.
The cruise/dining vessel Star of Louisville, built by Marine Builders Inc. of Utica, Ind., was recently put into service on the Ohio River and is now offering lunch, dinner and moonlight cruises along Louisville's shore. Owned by Star of Louisville, Inc.
Marinette Marine Corporation recently delivered the last of 20 Yard Patrol (YP) training boats to the Naval Sea Systems Command. Thirteen of the YPs were delivered to the Annapolis Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and seven were delivered to the Naval Education and Training Center in Newport,
The Aegis guided missile destroyer USS Cole returned to the U.S. Navy Fleet following a 14-month restoration project at Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems. The ship departed Pascagoula on April 19 to return to her homeport in Norfolk, Va.
SeaArk Marine, Inc. of Monticello, Ark., has announced two new members of the company's management staff, according to Robert Trammel, president of SeaArk. James F. Mullen will assume the position of engineering manager. He formerly worked as an engineer for Grumman Corporation,
Matatec Marine International Ltd., Whitley Bay, U.K., the worldwide representative of the various ship repair yards throughout mainland China, has appointed Marindustry Worldwide, Inc., Mahwah, N.J., as North American representative for China State Shipbuilding Corporation Ship Repair Yards.
Atlantic Marine Holding Company's subsidiary Atlantic Marine, Inc. of Mobile, Ala., will lease the repair shipyard of ADDSCO Industries in Mobile. The Alabama yard, which was recently closed, was formed in 1916 and since that time has repaired and converted all types of floating equipment.
The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association of the inland and coastal tug and barge industry, will hold its annual meeting and spring convention on April 4-5, 1991, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. All AWO members,
Marinette Marine Corporation, Marinette, Wis., recently launched its third mine countermeasure ship, the USS Patriot (MCM-7). The Mine Countermeasure Ship is a new design, designated the "Avenger" class. The ships are 224 feet in length, have a beam of 37 feet,
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,