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38th Annual CSSRA Conference And First Canadian Shipbuilding & Offshore Exhibition

Montreal, February 10-11All speakers and topics have been confirmed for the open sessions of the 38th Annual Technical Conference of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association (CSSRA). To be held Monday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 11 in Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel,

 

Rear Adm. Yount To Head Avondale Facility

Northrop Grumman Corporation has named Rear Adm. George R. Yount, USN (Ret.), as vice president of the company's Ship Systems sector, with responsibility for operations at the Avondale facility Rear Adm. Yount, who joined Ship Systems' senior management team in mid-January,

OUTSTANDING OCEANGOING SHIPS OF 1989

It was an excellent year for innovative design in world shipbuilding, and this is reflected by the ships selected as MARITIME REPORTER'S "Outstanding Oceangoing Ships of 1989." Members of this select group feature superior designs, sophisticated equipment and unique machinery,

Passenger Vessel Report

Builder Astilleros Espanoles, Sevilla Yard Name Dawn Merchant Type RoPax Owner Cenargo Intl. The 7,360-dwt Dawn Merchant melds a high operating speed, sustainable in bad weather, and an exceptional standard of passenger accommodation with 'best practice' as applied to Ro-Pax ferry design.

Houston Ship Repair Busy With Work

—Literature Available Houston Ship Repair, Inc., headquartered in Channelview, Texas, operates facilities at Brady Island (Port of Houston), Galveston, Orange and Corpus Christi, Texas. The company's Houston Ship Channel berth on Brady Island accommodates ships up to 780 feet,

Trinity Industries To Buy Bethlehem Steel's 74-Acre Beaumont, Texas, Facility

Bethlehem Steel Corporation recently confirmed that it has signed a letter of intent with Trinity Industries, Inc. of Dallas, Texas, for the sale of its 74-acre Beaumont facility. David H. Klinges, president of Bethlehem's marine construction division,

NuFlex Offers Composite Vapor Hoses For Transfer Operations

NuFlex, Inc., Linden, N.J., manufacturers of composite transfer hoses for petroleum and chemicals, recently announced the availability of large bore composite vapor hoses. NuFlex manufactures 4-, 6-, 8- and 10-inch ID vapor hoses designed to meet

Southwest Marine Will Operate Ship Repair Facility In Samoa

The American Samoa Government (ASG) recently announced that Southwest Marine, Inc., a leading U.S. ship repair company that operates three full-service shipyards in California, has been chosen to lease and operate the ASG Marine Railway and Ship Repair Facility in Pago Pago, American Samoa.

The Lure of the Electric Drive

In the September 2002 issue of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News, a detailed discussion was featured on the advantages of future High Temperature Superconductor (HTS) machinery for propulsion of electric drive ships. Since then, development

Beclawat Offers Windows & Doors For Ships And Rigs

—Literature Available Beclawat (Ontario) Ltd. in Canada specializes in the design and manufacture of windows and doors for the marine and surface transportation industries. Since 1934 the company, with its head office and manufacturing facility in Belleville,

 
 
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