Prior to the 1970s, drydocking intervals were determined primarily based on the speed with which a vessel became fouled. Today, of course, this is no longer true because of the introduction of self-polishing copolymer antifouling paint by major marine suppliers almost two decades ago.
Halifax Industries Ltd., Nova Scotia, recently celebrated the inauguration of its $63.5- million Panamax floating dock with a reception held for area shipowners at the Canadian consulate in New York City. In attendance were Kenneth E. Wood, president
Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd. has delivered the M/V Miscaroo to its owner, BeauDril Ltd., a subsidiary of Gulf Canada Resources Inc. Vancouver Shipyards reports it is one of the most powerful supply vessels in the world and the first icebreaking
—Color Literature Offered— Over the last decade, Gladding- Hearn lobster boats of the Kristen & Michael class have established a well-earned reputation among New England fishermen. First built in the early 1970s, these 65-foot to 76- foot steel-hulled vessels are wellknown for their quality,
Five Canadian consortiums recently submitted letters of interest to the Canadian Ministry of National Defense in order to enter into the bidding for a $5-billion contract to build nuclear submarines under a new program. The Canadian consortiums
The following special section covers the major U.S. Navy contract awards received between the dates of July 31 through September 18 of this year. For coverage of Navy contract awards prior to these dates refer to Maritime Reporter, September 1987 issue,
Edward E. Paden, president of Levingston Industries, Inc., has announced three senior management assignments resulting from the formation of two new companies within the Levingston Group. Joe Barrios, currently president of Levingston Shipbuilding Company,
Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass., has been awarded the contract to supply the twin-screw controllable- pitch (C-P) propeller systems and shafting to Australian Marine Engineering Consolidated Limited (AMECON), Williamstown, Australia, for the ANZAC Ship Project.
Lunenburg Foundry and Engineering Ltd. has been providing a wide variety of high quality products since its establishment in 1891. Originally established to serve the local fishing industry, Lunenburg Foundry has evolved into a diverse manufacturing
"Is the small passenger vessel industry still a growth market?" This is an interesting question and it could be posed by prospective boat owners and their lenders, commercial developers, municipalities, tour and charter brokers, and certainly, by shipbuilders.