Christening ceremonies were held recently at Avondale Shipyards near New Orleans for the first of three integrated catug/ barge vessels currently under construction there for use by Occidental Petroleum Corporation. The Oxy Trader is designed
Nickum & Spaulding Associates, Inc. of Seattle, Wash., has completed the design of a 100- foot crab boat for Stuart Ferris of Kodiak, Alaska. The boat will be built by Mitchell D. Phares/ Boat Construction, 221 Mar Vista Avenue, Wilmington, Calif.
The subject of the January meeting of the Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was "Waterjet Propulsion." Considering the U.S. Navy's latest philosophy of smaller, faster, ships, the paper was very timely.
Bath Iron Works has placed an order of $50 million with General Electric for the company's LM- 2500 marine gas turbines to power the U.S. Navy's Oliver Hazard Perry-Class guided missile frigates. The contract was announced by O.R. Bonner, general manager,
An unusual new stator screen has been developed to significantly increase the efficiency and power in bow thrusters. Harnessing the power from the water moved by the thruster's twin props is an advancement in bow thruster technology, now exclusive
The actual extent of European public funding to promote a modal shift from road to waterborne transportation has up until now — been far outweighed by political discourse on the subject — no doubt designed to appeal to the popular, environmentalist vote.
Morrelli and Melvin has joined forces with Knight and Carver Yacht Center to launch a trio of fiberglass vessels, built to USCG and ABS standards, and certified for operations on Exposed Waters. The hulls have a shape designed for ease of construction
Howard R. Canter has been appointed president of At-Sea Incineration, Inc. (ASI), according to a recent announcement by B. James Lowe, president and chief executive officer of Tacoma Boatbuilding Company. He succeeds Gerald R. Schiller, who has
Seattle-based MARCO Pollution Control, a world leader in the development of marine oil spill clean-up systems, has delivered the first of two large Filterbelt modules to Batservice Yard in Mandel, Norway. These 27-foot long by 6-foot wide modules,