SNAME 94th Annual Meeting And Fifth International Maritime Exposition

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,


Australia Receives First Of Four Gas-Turbine-Powered FFGs From Todd Seattle

Although the recent commismissioning of the guided-missile frigate HMAS Adelaide appeared ordinary and publicity-shy at Todd Pacific Shipyards, it was a historic event. First, it was learned Her Majesty's Australian Ship Adelaide is considered

Littoral Combat Ship: It's Down to 3

The multi-billion contract to build a new family of Navy ships took one giant step last month with the awarding of development contracts to three industry teams. The fight to win the contract to design and build the family of Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) is sure to be fierce,


A portfolio of the most important offshore and shallow draft vessels featured during 1984 . . . selected because of unusual and superior characteristics of design, purpose or performance. ASIE DUA Halter Marine The second of Halter Marine's new

United States Cruises Applies To M a r A d For $150-Million Title XI

The Maritime Administration has received an application from United States Cruises, Inc., a subsidiary of Pacific Building Corporation of Seattle, for a Title XI mortgage guarantee to aid in refinancing the reconstruction of the passenger ship United States.

PBI Awards $2.8-Million Order To MagneTek ALS

MagneTek, Inc., a leading manufacturer of electrical equipment, recently announced that MagneTek ALS received an order from Peterson Builders Inc. (PBI) for equipment exceeding $2.8 million. MagneTek ALS will provide the shipbuilding company with

U.S. Government Awards Ship Repair Contracts

Several small contracts were recently awarded to U.S. shipyards for various ship repair and overhaul work. Merce Industries, Inc., Toledo, Mich., was awarded a $304,200 contract to repair three ships by the U.S. Army Engineer District, Detroit, Mich.


General Electric Company, Government Electronic Systems Division, Moorestown, N.J., was awarded a $110,800,000 costplus- fixed-fee contract modification for AEGIS installation and test support for five DDG-51 class destroyers. Work is expected to be completed in January 1996.

$12.2-Million Contract Awarded Swiftships To Build 30 Patrol Boats

Swiftships, Inc. of Morgan City, La., has been awarded a $12,178,268 fixed price FMS contract for the supply of patrol boats and associated support hardware and services to the government of Cameroon. Work, which will be performed in Morgan City,

National Forge Wins Navy Contracts Totaling More Than $28 Million

The Materials and Components Group of National Forge Co., Irvine, Pa., has won contracts totaling more than $28 million from the U.S. Navy. The contracts, which specify vital military marine propulsion system components, include propeller shafts

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