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, 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,
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.
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
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 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,
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
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.
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 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.