The M/T Stolt Helluland, the first of four 29,999-dwt state-of-theart parcel tankers being built for Stolt Tankers and Terminals (Holdings) S.A., was recently named at the Kleven Floro A/S shipbuilding yard at Floro, Norway. Mrs. Mary Wright, wife of Christopher J.
The nation's first commercial icebreaking research ship, the Nathaniel B. Palmer, recently began operation for the National Science Foundation (NSF) U.S. Antarctic Program. To be operated under the direction of Antarctic Support Associates (ASA),
The culmination of two years of construction, the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer emerged from the Larose, La., shipyard of North American Shipbuilding as the nation's first commercial icebreaking research ship. Able to break ice three feet thick at a speed of three knots,
A task group, under ASTM Committee F-25 on Shipbuilding, was formed recently to develop standards for shipboard sensors and instrumentation for automation and control of the ships' main propulsion and level limit applications. Participants in