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M/V National Energy Christened In New Orleans

The M/V National Energy, flagship of National Marine Service Incorporated towboat fleet, was christened recently at dockside ceremonies in New Orleans, La. As a mover of bulk petroleum and chemical products, the new towboat will primarily serve

 

Navy Requests $25 Billion For Shipbuilding, Fleet Maintenance & Repair For FYs 92-93

The budget request sent to Congress on February 4 provides a picture of changing priorities and increasing fiscal constraints in Navy spending. $16.9 Billion For Shipbuilding The Navy has asked for $8.6 billion to build 12 ships in FY 1992 and $8.

NOR-SHIPPING "91

Oslo-Based Shipping Conference & Exhibition Expected To Be Largest In Years June 11-14 With the settling of hositilities in the Persian Gulf, the shipping community is once again able to turn its attention to such critical marine industry issues as ship finance,

General Ship Expands Its Facilities In South Boston

The General Ship Corporation of East Boston is expanding to a second major facility at EDIC/Boston's Boston Marine Industrial Park in South Boston, Mayor Kevin H. White announced recently. The corporation is making this significant new commitment to

Nippon Kokan To Market Titanium-Clad Steel Plate Produced By Hot Rolling

Commercial production of titanium- clad steel plate by a new hot rolling process has begun at the Fukuyama Works of Nippon Kokan (NKK) in Japan. Clad with pure titanium, the plate features superior corrosion resistance in harsh environments, and

Todd Chairman To Retire In July; Board Nominates New Chairman And President

At a board of directors meeting of Todd Shipyards Corporation recently John T. Gilbride, 69, announced he will retire as chairman and chief executive officer immediately following the annual meeting on July 16, 1986. Mr. Gilbride, who has been chairman since 1975,

Dot Com, Maritime Style

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.

Southwest Marine Awarded Cruise Ship Conversion Contract Worth $75 Million

Southwest Marine, Inc., San Diego, Calif., the West Coast's largest network of ship repair yards, has been awarded a $75-million contract for the conversion and overhaul of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's M.S. Viking Serenade. The work will take place at Southwest's San Diego facility,

New CEO at Kvaerner Philadelphia

David E. Meehan was appointed President & CEO of the Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard, replacing Gunnar Skjelbred, who has headed the yard since 2002. The Philadelphia yard recently delivered its first newbuild ship, Matson's container vessel Manukai.

ITT M a c k a y To Market Wager A n d C o n o f l ow Engine Room Products

Marketing agreements to distribute a line of ship engine room products were announced recently by Alan G. Finkel, vice president f o r marine operations of ITT Mackay, a unit of International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation. Through one agreement, ITT Mackay is appointed exclusive U.

 
 
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