Technical Symposium-October 3-4, Norfolk, Va. A technical symposium, Naval Ship Maintenance & Modernization/ Affordability, sponsored by the Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, and the American Society of Naval Engineers, Tidewater Section,
First Component Of 16-Vessel, $188 Million Fleet The first oil spill recovery vessel in the Marine Spill Response Corporation's planned 16-vessel national fleet was recently launched at Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc., in Mobile, Ala.
Ingalls Shipbuilding, Inc., Pasca- goula, Miss., is preparing to deliver the lead vessel of the new amphi- bious assault ship class, the USS Wasp (LHD-1), for delivery to the U.S. Navy. The Navy expects to take delivery of the Wasp shortly, and
Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Espanoles S.A. (AESA) recently delivered the first of four 370,000-cubic- foot reefer vessels for Del Monte under construction at its Sevilla yard. Classed ABS A1 E AMS +RMC ACCU, the Liberian-flag reefer Del Monte
For the next few years, the world bulk fleet is expected to increase moderately at an annual rate of about 1.8 percent, according to the research department of the Oslobased shipbroker and consultant Fearnleys in its review, World Bulk Fleet January 1991.
Defense Department officials, in the first major policy shift reflecting lessons learned from the war against Iraq, have drafted a multibilliondollar plan to expand and modernize the military's fleet of cargo ships. Under the plan, as many as 25 large,
The following special section highlights the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance, shipboard communications, weapons, etc. October 3 Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, was awarded a $27.3-million modification
As part of a strategy to take responsibility for shipping half the crude and product exports from Venezuela, the shipping arm of Venezeulan oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) is planning to build up to 22 new vessels spanning diverse ship types over the next five years.
The American Waterways Shipyard Conference (AWSC), a conference within The American Waterways Operators, represents the interests of the small- and mediumsized or "second-tier" yards in the shipbuilding and repair industry. These yards build and repair the tugboats,
The Evergreen Group has placed orders with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. in Japan for 10 post- Panamax vessels, each with a capacity of 6.724-TEU. The first vessel is due for delivery in September 2005 and subsequent vessels will be delivered at the rate of approximately four per year.