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Newport News Shipbuilding Elects Galvin And Via Vice Presidents

Tenneco's Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., has announced the election of Daniel F. Galvin as vice president of material acquisition and G. Guy Via as vice president of ship repair. Mr. Galvin is responsible for purchasing the company's raw materials,

 

World's Biggest Syncrolift Now In Service At Todd's San Pedro Yard

A new $47-million Syncrolift shiplift and land-level ship transfer facility, the largest and most technologically advanced installation of its kind in the world, was dedicated recently at the San Pedro yard of Todd Shipyards Corporation's Los Angeles Division.

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

Committees, Associations, and Societies

Last Fall I had the opportunity to attend the Southeast Conference in Craig, Alaska. This conference is an association of communities working together on common issues such as transportation, their regional economy, and outside influences on their region such as the federal government.

Canadian Shipbuilding Production Summary For First Six Months

Deliveries of vessels by member yards of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association in the first six months of 1978 totaled 22 with an estimated gross tonnage of 97,161. This compares with 12 vessels and a gross tonnage of 74,380 in the same period of 1977.

Trinity Marine Receives Over $138 Million In Navy Contracts

Halter Marine, Inc., Moss Point, Miss., a member of the Trinity Marine Group, recently received two contracts worth more than $138 million from the U.S. Navy. The first contract is for the detail design and construction of two TAGS- 60 Class oceanographic

Todd President Sees U.S. Shipbuilders Improving Competitive Position

John T. Gilbride, president and chief executive officer of Todd Shipyards Corporation, in a speech on January 23 at The Propeller Cluib, Port of New York, provided his audience with an "inside" viewpoint of the recent findings of the Commission on American Shipbuilding.

MacGregor To Build Stern Slewing Ramps For 'Multiflex' Ships

One of the interesting new ship designs of 1976, the "Multiflex" multipurpose cargo ship developed by the Danish shipbuilders Burmeister & Wain, is to include MacGregor stern slewing ramps when the first two are delivered to the yard's subsidiary company, Hamlet Shipping.

New York City Marine Society Celebrates 216th Annual Dinner

The Marine Society of the City of New York recently held its 216th consecutive Annual Dinner, at the Plaza Hotel. Throughout its long history, the Society has honored persons in the maritime community who have contributed their time, talent, and expertise.

New Satellite Communications System From Comsat Selected For Blue Riband Competition

Comsat Technology Products, Inc. recently announced that its MCS-9120 Satellite Communications Terminal has been selected for use aboard the Gentry/Continental's Proud Bird— the U.S. competitor in the upcoming challenge for the Blue Riband of the Atlantic.

 
 
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