A portfolio of the most important offshore and shallow draft vessels constructed during 1983 . . . selected because of unusual and superior characteristics of design, purpose or performance. ACTINIA Hitachi Zosen The semi-submersible offshore drilling
From an address recently presented to The Annual Meeting of the Propeller Club of the United States Our inland and coastal barge industry is too little understood, indeed it is largely invisible and we have only to look into the mirror to discover who is to blame for that.
MARCO-Seattle shipyard has signed a contract to build two new 135-foot steel freezer longliners for Alaska Frontier Co. of Seattle, Wash. With the continuing "Americanization" of North Pacific fisheries under provisions of the Magnuson Act, the
The U.S. Enterprise, reportedly the first American vessel designed and built to catch pollock and process surimi, has been delivered by Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, to the Arctic Alaska fleet, Seattle, Wash. The 224-foot, 36-crew member, floating
The recent passage of the Tax Technical Corrections Act, HR 4333, by the 100th Congress, offered some good news for domestic inland waterways operators. Included in the measure was the long-awaited correction to the diesel fuel tax inequity which began on April 1, 1988.
A new $3.4-million, 214-foot petroleum products barge for operating in Arctic waters was l a u n c h e d r e c e n t l y by Tacoma Boatbuilding Co., Tacoma, Wash., for The Standard Oil Company of Ohio (Sohio). Gini Savage, wife of Sohio Alaska Petroleum Company president,
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
Three managers have been named to new positions with Zapata Gulf Marine Corporation's domestic operations, Kenneth W. Waldorf, Zapata Gulf chairman and chief executive officer, has announced. Larry T. Rigdon has been named vice president-domestic
The American Waterways Operators (AWO) is the only association representing the national interests of the domestic inland and coastal tug and barge industry. Reflecting its national character, AWO's 300- plus member companies are located along the banks of all major U.
Charles A. Garman has been named as Western area sales manager for the U.S. by Stork-Werkspoor Diesel bv (SWD). Mr. Garman has opened an office in Seattle and will cover the Western U.S. and Alaska for the firm. SWDiesel engines are offered in models ranging from 300 to 2,