Signs Of Improvement As Passenger Ship Orders Rise Despite battling what the European Community termed "aggressive, irregular and unfair international competition" from the Far East, European shipyards showed signs of improvement during late 1987 and early 1988.
Hudson Shipbuilders (HUD- SHIP) of Pascagoula, Miss., re- cently delivered its first 85-foot towboat, the Virginia Cole (shown above), to Energy Transport Ser- vices, Inc. of New Orleans. Al- though HUDSHIP builds a stock 70-foot towboat, of which several have been delivered,
REVIEW AND OUTLOOK The data in this annual statistical report brings home hard the fact that the Canadian shipbuilding, ship repairing and allied industries are at the crossroads. Policies must be implemented to strengthen our industry. A new
Wendle W. Huddleston, president and chief executive officer of Hudson Shipbuilders, Inc. (HUDSHIP), recently announced that he and K.W. Waldorf, president of Zapata Marine Service, Inc. of Houston have signed a contract f o r the construction of four large offshore supply/towing vessels.
Hudson Shipbuilders, Inc. (Hudship) of Pascagoula, Miss., has announced the signing of two new contracts for pushboats to be delivered during 1980. A contract was signed with Cliff Spanier and Larry Gisclair of Clydesdale Corporation, Harvey, La.
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, delivered 30 large commercial vessels during the first six months of 1980. For that period, Halter president Floyd J. Naquin reported deliveries of 17 supply vessels, seven crewboats, five tugs, and one utility/fireboat
Alstom Diesel engines and its three well-regarded brands — Mirrlees Blackstone, Paxman and Ruston — were recently bought by MAN B&W. Several recent deals have confirmed the continuing trend towards a consolidation of resources in the realm of marine propulsion equipment.