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.
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
The National Waterways Conference's officers are generally considered among the leadership of the inland waterways industry. NWC's board of directors consists of 75 members, serving staggered three-year terms and representing five membership categories: water carriers,
In mid-March, Mighty Servant 3 began a 14,400-mile voyage from Bremen, West Germany to San Francisco, Calif. This heavy-lift ship, operated by Wijsmuller Transport B.V., Ijmuiden, Netherlands, transported the 25,000-ton-lift-capacity floating
Todd S h i p y a r d s Board Elects T w o Top E x e c u t i v e s A nd Reports P r o f i t a b l e Quarter
Todd Shipyards Corporation, headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., recently reported a profitable fiscal 1987 first quarter and the appointment of two Todd executives to top management positions. Following the retirement of J.T. Gilbride chairman and chief executive officer,
U.S. shipbuilder Avondale Industries, Inc., New Orleans, La., has signed an agreement with the World City Corporation, Oslo, Norway, to prepare and submit a firm offer and delivery schedule for the construction of what would be the world's largest cruise ship.
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,
Act Likely To Eliminate All Foreign Rebuilding Of U.S. Fishing Vessels Unregulated fishing and concern for depletion of fish stocks relied upon by coastal fishermen across the nation resulted in attempts to ensure control of the U.S. fishing industry by Americans (i.
The MacGregor-Navire organization has announced with deep regret that Per-Ake Hanson, president and chief executive officer, died suddenly at the age of 48 on July 17 at Kungsbacka, Sweden, as a result of a heart attack. Following the purchase
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,