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WEST COAST SHIPYARD

—A Review— FOR MORE INFORMATION If you wish to receive additional information on any of the yards described in the review, circle the appropriate reader service numbers) listed under each company's name, using the postage-paid card bound into the back of this issue.

 

World's Largest Seiner Delivered By AESA

Spanish shipbuilder Hijos de J. Barreras, part of Astilleros Espanoles S.A. (AESA), recently delivered the 344-foot Albacora, what is believed to be the world's largest tuna purse seiner. To be operated by Albacora Company in the Indian Ocean from her base at Seychelles,

ASNE DAY 91 'Naval Engineering In The Changing Defense Structure'

The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) will celebrate 103 years as an individual member professional society this year with a technical program and exhibit show that emphasizes the role of the naval engineering community in the rapidly advancing

Doing Business With The Navy

An $88 Billion Market For Marine Suppliers Second In A Series Of Articles — "Selling To The Navy" The dominant role played by commercial shipyards and civilian personnel in the construction of Naval vessels and in the selection and purchase of equipment cannot be overemphasized.

Latest Ingalls LHD Contract Has $1.1-Billion Potential

Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton in Pascagoula, Miss., recently won a major competition to build three additional multipurpose amphibious assault ships of the Wasp (LHD-1) Class. The lead ship of the class is currently under construction at

Ingalls Shipbuilding Christens Aegis Cruiser Anzio—15th Of 19 Being Built For U.S. Navy

CG-68, the 15th of 19 Ticonderoga Class Aegis guided missile cruisers to built by Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton, Pascagoula, Miss., was recently christened Anzio. Principal speaker for the event was Congressman C.V. Montgomery of Mississippi's Third Congressional District.

Liebherr Wins Large Gantry Crane Order From Japanese Shipbuilder

Liebherr-Werk Nenzing, Austria, recently received a large ships gantry crane order from Japanese shipbuilder Tsuneishi. The order, for three plus one multipurpose container- handling, jib-type gantry cranes of Liebherr's well-known type MPS with lifting capacities of 45 tons,

Prominent Shipbuilder Robert M . Fraser Dies At A g e Of 70

Robert M. Fraser, 70, of Superior, Wise., well-known Great Lakes shipbuilding and shipping executive, died recently following a lengthy illness. He devoted most of his life to shipbuilding at the head of the Lakes, rising from helper to president of his own company, Fraser Shipyards, Inc.

Rolls-Royce Gets Contract For Gas Turbines To Power Dutch Frigates

A contract worth about $17 million was signed recently in the Netherlands between Rolls-Royce and the Dutch shipbuilder Royal Shelde for the supply of Marine Spey gas turbines to be manufactured at Rolls-Royce's Coventry, England, plant. The engines

Bergesen Orders Four Tankers From Hitachi

Norwegian shipping group Bergesen d.y. ordered four 296,000 dwt tankers from Japan's Hitachi Zosen Corp. for $263.7 million. Officials said the vessels were all under construction, and one will be delivered in the first quarter of 2000, two in

 
 
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