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Lockheed Launches U.S. Navy Dock Landing Ship 'Germantown' Ahead Of Schedule

Lockheed Shipbuilding Company, Seattle, Wash, recently launched the U.S. Navy dock landing ship Germantown (LSD-42) five weeks ahead of schedule. The 609-foot amphibious assault ship was christened by Mrs. Barbara Kelley, wife of Gen. P.X. Kelley, Commandant of the U.

 

B&B Dredging Offers Color Brochure On New Dredge Design

B&B Dredging, Greenbush, Mich., sales representative for W&S Development Inc., has announced the publication of a full-color brochure on their latest dredge design, the Model D-18, submersible-pump cutterhead dredge. According to the brochure,

Dravo Launches First Towboat For People's Republic Of China

The first of four Friendship class river pushboats ordered by the Chang Jiang Shipping Administration of the People's Republic of China from Dravo Corporation was launched into the Ohio River recently at Dravo's Neville Island shipyard near Pittsburgh.

First U.S.-Built Surimi Catcher/Processor Delivered By Halter Marine

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

M a c G r e g o r - N a v i r e To Build M o v e a b l e Link Span For Oslo Port Authority

MacGregor-Navire has won an order to supply Oslo's Port Authority with a moveable-type link span. Designed to service two axial-ramped ships simultaneously, the 58-meter floating, pontoon-based unit, is due for delivery early in September this year.

McDermott Gets $48-Million Offshore Contract From Chinese Petroleum Corporation

McDermott International, Inc. has been awarded a contract worth approximately $48-million by the Chinese Petroleum Corporation of the Republic of China. The turnkey contract involves engineering, procurement, and construction of one drilling and production platform,

Crude Oil Washing Of Cargo Tanks

The advent of the very large crude carrier (VLCC) not only brought a new dimension in cargo handling, it also brought a new dimension to tank washing. Water washing of cargo tanks of these large vessels requires tremendous volumes of water. For this

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Spurred by the tremendous rise in all marine costs during the past eight years, many suppliers of marine paint have developed sophisticated antifouling coatings to keep a ship's hull smooth and free of marine organisms, thereby reducing fuel consumption.

New Literature Describes Broco Underwater Cutting And Welding Systems

Broco, Incorporated, Rialto, Calif., is offering a new four-page fullcolor brochure describing the "Broco Underwater" line of underwater cutting and welding equipment. The new literature fully describes and illustrates the features and benefits of

Devoe Offers Brochure On Marine And Corrosion Control Paints & Coatings

Devoe Marine Coatings Co., Division of Grow Group, Inc., has published a six-page color brochure that highlights the high-quality, technologically advanced marine and corrosion control coatings the company produces. Titled "Full Speed Ahead With Devoe Marine Coatings Co.

 
 
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