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HUDSHIP To Build Four Big Towing/Supply Vessels For Zapata

Wendle W. Huddleston, president and chief executive officer of Hudson Shipbuilders, Inc. (HUDSHIP), recently announced that he and K.W. Waldorf, president of Zapata Marine Service, Inc. of Houston have signed a contract f o r the construction of four large offshore supply/towing vessels.

 

FISH EXPO '89 October 18-21, Seattle, Washington

A record number of visitors and exhibitors are expected to turn out for Fish Expo '89, one of the world's largest commercial fishing expositions, when it is held at the Seattle Center in Seattle, Wash., from October 18-21, 1989. For the first time in its 23-year history,

Bender To Offer New Ice-Class Anchor Handling Tug/Supply Vessel

Bender Shipbuilding and Repair of Mobile, Ala., recently entered into an agreement with Cleaver and Walkingshaw Ltd., naval architects of Vancouver, B.C., which permits the Gulf Coast yard to offer the proven "hostile" class design to the American

Integrity in a New Era

As the first containerships officially credited with capacities topping 8,000-TEU. the series of newbuilds ordered at the start of the year by Vancouver-based Seaspan for long-term charter to China Shipping Group embodies a design, which has been

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.

Tacoma Boat Launches $3.4-Million Oil Test Barge For Sohio Use

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,

China To Build Nine Supply Vessels For Singapore Owners

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

REDUCING FUEL COSTS

Diesel Engine Manufacturers Continue To Improve The Fuel Efficiency Of Their Engines Though the recent failure of the OPEC nations to agree on limiting crude oil production may eventually result in lowering fuel costs somewhat, fuel expenses

Tidewater Marine Vessel Adaptations Create New Market Opportunities

Since inception of the industry over 30 years ago, Tidewater Inc.'s marine subsidiary, Tidewater Ma- rine Service, Inc., has consistently been a leader in the development of oil and gas support vessel design and operating improvements—hull design,

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

 
 
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