Broadened Boatbuilding Capability Spurs New Growth One of Bayou La Batre, Alabama's very old timers years ago said, "You can hear anything in Bayou La Batre except money rattling and meat frying." Fish was the staple and the area generated little outside commerce,
Bollinger Machine Shop & Shipyard, Inc., a family-owned builder located on Bayou Lafourche outside of New Orleans, recently received a $73.4-million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed contract to construct twelve 110-foot Island Class patrol boats.
Renk of Augsburg, West Germany, has published a 24-page booklet that contains a list of marine gear units used in naval vessels. Renk marine gear units are designed in such a way that they are suitable for use in both merchant vessels and warships,
It is an unmistakable fact—the second tier shipyards of the nation are still experiencing a severe economic depression. New construction starts on inland and coastal equipment are virtually non-existent. Overall employment levels continue to decline,
Art Anderson Associates, consulting engineering and graphic design firm in Bremerton, Wash., recently hired four professionals to work on various marine projects currently underway in the company's Bremerton and Seattle, Wash., offices. M i c h a e l J.
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.
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.
August 27 To 29, 1986 Design and production concepts to reduce shipbuilding schedules and costs is the theme for the 1986 Ship Production Symposium to be held at the Williamsburg Lodge, August 27-29, 1986, in Williamsburg, Va. The symposium
NICOR Inc., Naperville, 111., recently announced consolidation of various administrative functions of two of its marine subsidiaries, NICOR Marine Inc. and National Marine Service Incorporated, in new offices in New Orleans, La. The corporate offices,
The following special section covers the major U.S. Navy contract awards received between the dates of July 31 through September 18 of this year. For coverage of Navy contract awards prior to these dates refer to Maritime Reporter, September 1987 issue,