The gigantic hull structure of the first in a series of three 250,000-dwt VLCCs built for World Wide Shipping Agency Ltd. of Hong Kong is rapidly taking shape at Hyundai Heavy Industries' (HHI) Ulsan shipyard. Classed by Lloyd's Register of Shipping as + 100A1,
Maritime Reporter recently spent some time with Mike Ellis. Executive VP and COO of Bollinger Shipyards. Inc.. to discuss offshore market business trends and the future direction of one of the nation's elite marine construction companies. Q:
—Literature Avaialble— Jeffboat, a subsidiary of American Commercial Lines Inc., recently held a press conference to announce plans to reopen its towboat and barge construction facilities at the Jeffersonville shipyard during the third quarter of 1989.
A contract for $C6,685,054 has been awarded to Foundation-Lundrigans, a joint venture for the construction of a wharf at the oil rig facility at Cow Head on the Burin Peninsula. The wharf, which was designed by Newfoundland Design Associates of St.
A few weeks before scheduled delivery of the first of two new 104 ft. (31.6 m) pilot for the San Francisco Bar Pilots, Marco Shipyard Seattle managers were anticipating a smooth, ontime delivery — but everything changed during the vessel's first sea trial.
Hyundai Heavy Industries Company, Ltd. of South Korea and Ocean Drilling & Exploration Company (ODECO) of New Orleans recently announced the signing of a letter of intent for the construction of four Ocean Odyssey Class selfpropelled, semisubmersible
According to Omnithruster Inc. president Charles M. Aker, three new U.S. Navy YTT Class torpedo and mine testing vessels will be equipped with Omnithruster hydrojet maneuvering and propulsion systems. McDermott Shipyard, Amelia, La., has contracted
The China Corporation of Shipbuilding Industry has been awarded a contract to build nine anchor handling tugs/offshore supply vessels for a joint venture of two Singapore owners. Timur Carriers and Selco Ltd. The contract will be signed in Hong Kong
Elomatic Group of Turku, Finland, one of the leading design offices in Europe specializing in shipbuilding and marine engineering, is offering a free 12-page full-color brochure on its engineering expertise. Elomatic Group, which serves the international market,
It is estimated there are approximately 10,000 self propelled tugs, towboats and offshore service vessels in the U.S. fleet. Add to the above 10,000 tugs, towboats, and offshore support vessels, the balance of the United States shallow draft self propelled fleet consisting of 11,