Marco Shipyard of Seattle recently christened the 140-foot freezer longliner Emerald Queen in ceremonies for Emerald Overseas Company, also of Seattle. The fourth North Pacific freezer longliner to come out of the Marco Shipyard in the past two years,
The Trinity Marine Group, New Orleans, La., has been awarded a contract to build a 110-foot harbor docking tug for Chevron U.S.A., Inc. The new vessel will be a twinscrew, double rudder, diesel-powered tug, with Kort backing nozzles, but with the capability of ocean towing service.
The evolution of liftboats took a giant leap forward when Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., delivered L/B Myrtle, a 137.5-ft. (41.9-m) liftboat to Montco Offshore, Inc., Golden Meadow, La. Equipped with 245-ft. (74.6-m) legs, the self-propelled floating
For the U.S. maritime industry, and for the U.S. Coast Guard, the fiscal year 1986 budget sent to Congress by President Reagan was little short of disastrous. For the U.S. shipbuilding industry and its various suppliers and subcontractors, though,
MAN B&W Increases Market Share In Two-Stroke Engine Sector Diesel engine manufacturers MAN B&W Diesel AG, Augsburg, West Germany, a subsidiary of MAN Aktiengesellschaft, Munich, and Sulzer Brothers, Ltd., Winterthur, Switzerland, have agreed
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
The last few years have witnessed a proliferation of specialized software and hardware packages for shipboard applications. Many of these products take advantage of the new generation of small, relatively low-cost personal computers. To bring
The heart of today's Navy vessel, whether it is a cruiser, destroyer, frigate, corvette, minehunter or support craft, is the propulsion system. Many of these warships and naval auxiliaries demand high-performance, flexible and durable propulsion systems.
Long Range Study—"Revolution At Sea 2020" Will Provide Blueprint For The Future In an address delivered to the Board of Directors of the Shipbuilders Council of America, VADM. John W. Nyquist, USN, Assistant Chief of Naval Operations for Surface Warfare (OP- 03),
Overloaded dry docks are not a pretty picture. They crack, buckle, flood, sink, damage the ships they are trying to lift - and sometimes even cause accidental deaths. Dry dock accidents are not common, but they do happen, usually resulting in dramatic