In recent years the demand for large crew boats has continued to grow in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and has increased in some foreign markets, such as West Africa and Mexico. As their size has grown, so has the horsepower employed by these boats as
Demonstrating a long-term commitment to its U.K. industrial base. Vosper Thornycroft is scheduled to start production next spring at a new, £40-million ($60-million) shipbuilding facility being created within the Portsmouth Naval Base. The technologically advanced,
Navy Programs Could Bring C$16 Billion In Work To Shipbuilding & Allied Industries Over Next 15 Years Based on a speech by J.W. Serge Poirier, Director-Procurement & Supply Maritime, Canadian Department of National Defense (DND), at the Canadian
Jeffboat, Incorporated of Jeffersonville, Ind. recently delivered the towboat M/V Alois Luhr to Luhr Brothers, Inc., of Columbia, 111. The 6,600-hp, twin-screw towboat incorporates the unique features of a "floating deckhouse" and 118-inchdiameter propellers.
William N. Johnston, former chairman and president of the American Bureau of Shipping and the ABS Group of companies died on September 7, 1989. He lived in Short Hills, N.J., and had retired on October 1, 1987, following 36 years with this 127-year-old
A "Call for Papers" was issued recently by SPC/IREAPS for delivery at the 10th annual technical symposium to be held August 23-25, 1983, at The Western Hotel-Copley Place, Boston, Mass. A topic form supplied by the organization should be submitted by April 15,
As a follow-on to last year's marketing conference on international shipbuilding and repair, the Shipbuilders Council of America is planning an expanded 1-1/2 day seminar to be held on February 12-13, 1991, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.
A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SHIPBUILDERS COUNCIL OF AMERICA In my message in the 1983 Annual Report of the Shipbuilders Council, I discussed as a major problem the growing divergence between available maritime assets and those required to meet national security demands.
The Maritime Subsidy Board has authorized the award of a $622,500 contract to Atlantic Marine, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., for the subsidized construction of a twin-screw, diesel-powered landing craft-type cargo vessel to be owned and o p e r a t e d by Blue Lines, Inc.
Hitachi Zosen Corporation, a large worldwide supplier of marine manufacturing and engineering products, recently selected Argo Marine, a division of Argo International Corporation, to be one of its agents for marine diesel engine replacement parts sales in the U.