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Fifth Aegis Cruiser 'Bunker Hill' Commissioned In Boston Ceremony

The U.S. Navy's fifth Aegis guided- missile cruiser built by Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton was commissioned USS Bunker Hill (CG-52) in Boston, just a short distance from the Revolutionary War battle site for which the ship is named. Senator Edward M.

 

OUTSTANDING PASSENGER VESSELS OF 1988

ALEXANDRIA BELLE Blount Marine In 1988, busy passenger boat builder Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., delivered the 87- foot replica steam paddlewheeler Alexandria Belle to Uncle Sam Tours of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. The third vessel to

Crewboats: More Size, Weight And Power

In recent years the demand for large crew boats has continued to grow in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and has increased in some foreign markets, such as West Africa and Mexico. As their size has grown, so has the horsepower employed by these boats as

Eastern Builds Research Vessel For U of M

The University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science recently received F.G. Walton Smith at its Virginia Key facility from Panama City, Fla.-based Eastern Shipbuilding. Designed as an advanced research catamaran boasting technologically-driven onboard laboratories,

Washburn & Doughty Announces Signing Of Three Vessel Contracts

Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of Woolrich, Maine, has announced the signing of three construction contracts and the company's entry into two new markets—a sail-powered passenger vessel and an offshore lobster boat. Currently under construction is the 73-foot Bay Lady II,

Polish Shipbuilding Industry Consolidates, While Competition Continues To Boom

Poland boasts a varied and capable ship and boat building and repair base, a core of shipyards and marine equipment suppliers tested and proven to provide advanced marine solutions for owners both domestic and foreign. The companies, which constitute the Polish marine industry,

REVIEW OF SHIPBUILDING AND REPAIR AT U.S. YARDS

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,

Hike Metal Constructs Boat For Pilotage Authority

A new 60 ft. (18 m) fast Pilot boat is being constructed at Hike Metal Products, Ontario, Canada for the Atlantic Pilotage Authority. Responsible for Pilotage operations on the east coast of Canada, the Authority will be receiving a new boat that

Atlantic Marine To Build Cat-Powered Drill Barge For Mecom Company

Atlantic Marine, Inc. of Ft. George Island, Fla., h a s been awarded another contract to cons t r u c t an inland SCR mechanical drill barge f o r t h e John W. Mecom Company of Houston. A t l a n t ic Marine recently delivered a similar unit to t h e Mecom Company.

Blount to Deliver MV Isleno

The 155-ft. (47.2 m) cargo/passenger ferry, M/V Isleno, built by Blount Boats for the Puerto Rico Ports Authority was delivered to Puerto Rico last month. This is the 21st boat Blount has designed and built for the Authority since the 1950's and

 
 
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