history

Are American Shipyards Competitive?

U.S. YARDS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THEIR FUTURE It had been assumed by many observers that, with the termination of construction subsidies in 1981, American shipyards could not win competitively placed commercial ship orders. But current trends indicate that

 

BAYOU LA BATRE A Shipyard Success Story

Broadened Boatbuilding Capability Spurs New Growth One of Bayou La Batre, Alabama's very old timers years ago said, "You can hear anything in Bayou La Batre except money rattling and meat frying." Fish was the staple and the area generated little outside commerce,

History Repeats Itself In the "City of Brotherly Love"

A new development within the realm of U.S. Shipbuilding — the new Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard (KPSI) is poised to be one of the most efficiently outfitted commercial shipyards in the world. The shipbuilding company, which occupies approximately

OUTSTANDING OFFSHORE/SHALLOW-DRAFT VESSELS OF 1984

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

Polish Shipbuilding Industry Consolidates, While Competition Continues To Boom

Poland boasts a varied and capable ship and boat building and repair base, a core of shipyards and marine equipment suppliers tested and proven to provide advanced marine solutions for owners both domestic and foreign. The companies, which constitute the Polish marine industry,

Burger Boat's on a Binge

Burger Boat Company of Manitowoc. Wis., has emerged as a premier builder of U.S. megayachts, with a number of projects in the pipeline, most notably the Mirgab V (pronounced meergahb). In fact, history was made when the company announced Mirgab V.

Newport News Shipbuilding And SNAME Sponsor Ship Production Symposium

August 27 To 29, 1986 Design and production concepts to reduce shipbuilding schedules and costs is the theme for the 1986 Ship Production Symposium to be held at the Williamsburg Lodge, August 27-29, 1986, in Williamsburg, Va. The symposium

Northrop Grumman, NNS Agree To Merge

Northrop Grumman Corporation and Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. have signed a definitive agreement under which Northrop Grumman will acquire Newport News Shipbuilding. The boards of directors of both companies approved the terms of the transaction

NEW NAVY BUDGET: OVER $100 BILLION

Changes Create New Supplier Opportunities The Department of Defense has requested $311.6 billion in new budget authority for the fiscal year (FY 1987) beginning October 1, 1986. Included in the budget request, biggest ever in U.S. peacetime history,

DIESEL POWER SYSTEMS EQUIPMENT

A Review Over the years we have published many feature articles that reviewed the latest designs and developments of diesel engines per se. For the review that follows, we decided to report on the many kinds of ancillary equipment and services

 
 
Hamburg Harland and Wolff high speed craft high speed ferries Hike Metal history Hollingsworth homeland Hope Services Houston Houston Ship Repair