Burton Shipyard, Inc., Port Arthur, Texas, recently delivered the 224-foot tuna vessel Deolinda. The steel-hulled tuna purse seiner is the third of a seven-vessel contract awarded to Burton by Van Camp Sea Food Co., a division of Ralston Purina Co.
The shallow-draft sector of the U.S. shipbuilding industry continues its pattern of steady growth, especially in the offshore sector. Construction of utility boats, sicpply vessels, crexvboats, and other types to service the offshore drilling and production platforms,
special review of some of the most notable and important inland and coastal workboats and shallow-draft military craft delivered during 1987—selected by the editors of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News for their high standards of design or performance.
Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation, Houston, Texas, recently accepted delivery of the Gulf Shark (shown above), a 112-foot by 26- foot by 11-foot, 1,200-hp utility vessel built by Hudson Shipbuilders, Inc., Pascagoula, Miss. The Gulf Shark is the second of
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
Allied-Signal Inc. of Petersburg, Va., is offering free literature on Spectra high-performance ropes, described by the manufacturer as one of the strongest, lightest-weight fibers ever made. Pound for pound it is said to be 10 times stronger than
Orange Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Orange, Texas, recently signed a contract with the Tennessee Valley Authority of Chattanooga, Tenn. for a 52V2 foot by 22 foot by 8 foot push boat. The vessel is to be named Patricia H and will be used to handle 1,
Much as h a s t r a n s p i r e d in m a i n s t r e am c o n s u m e r markets, the dot c o m craze has r e c e n t l y e n v e l o p e d the maritime w o r l d w i t h p r o m i s e s of c o s t s a v i n g s and o p e r a t i o n a l e f f i c i e n c i e s.
The year 2000 has enjoyed special significance as a transition year bridging two centuries. Similarly it has significance with U.S. lawmakers for the Second Session of the 106th Congress. As the last year of the currently elected Congress, this
The program has been announced for the Gastech 78 LNG and LPG meeting which will be held in the new Monte-Carlo Convention Centre from November 7- 10 this year. It will be the sixth in the series. Leading the program will be a paper of great