The shallow-draft sector of the U.S. shipbuilding industry continues its pattern of steady growth, especially in the offshore sector. Construction of utility boats, sicpply vessels, crexvboats, and other types to service the offshore drilling and production platforms,
North American passenger vessel operators now have access to catamaran designs of one of the world's largest and most experienced catamaran builders, because of an agreement between Westamarin A/S, the Trinity Marine Group, and Scandinavian Catamarans, Inc.
Jotun Marine Coatings and Jotun-Baltimore Copper Paint Company recently hosted a reception and technical seminar at the Whitehall Club for shipowners and operators in the New York City area. Torstein Bryn, public relations/marketing manager for Jotun Marine Coatings,
The 94th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the concurrent 5th International Maritime Exposition will be held at The New York Hilton Hotel November 19-22,1986. Society membership has now increased to approximately 12,
Australian shipbuilder Austal has signed a joint venture agreement to establish a U.S. shipbuilding operation, Austal USA. After extensive investigation, Austal's Chairman, John Rothwell, announced that Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Inc. would partner Austal in the USA.
American-Standard's Heat Transfer Division, headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y., recently announced the opening of a full-capability, regional repair facility in Elizabeth, N.J. The announcement was made by Peter D. Roome, vice president and general manager of the Division.
Manufacturers of marine coatings and other corrosion-fighting systems continue to improve their products and services, with much emphasis on reducing costs, both of the products and their application, and by extending drydocking times. The fuel-saving,
The last few years have witnessed a proliferation of specialized software and hardware packages for shipboard applications. Many of these products take advantage of the new generation of small, relatively low-cost personal computers. To bring
A recently published, 20-page, full-color brochure presents Marathon LeTourneau Offshore Company's jackup and semisubmersible rig designs and construction capabilities. The new brochure also describes the company's engineering expertise, its specialized
ASCARGO of Bilbao, Spain, which is represented in the U.S. by Borgne International Corporation, Middlesex, N.J., is offering free literature on the cargo access equipment the company manufactures. Using a colorful cutaway drawing of a vessel, the