Cincinnati Gear Completes Testing Of New, Sophisticated Marine Drive For Navy T-AO 187 Class Oilers

Last month the Cincinnati Gear Company successfully completed back-to-back full-load testing of a sophisticated new marine drive for the U.S. Navy's new T-AO 187 class of fleet oilers. These ships, powered by two Colt-Pielstick PC4, 16, 272- hp diesel engines,

 

Equitable Shipyards Delivers Third Oceangoing Deck Barge For McDonough Marine Service

Equitable Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered a third new steel oceangoing, deck cargo barge to McDonough Marine Service, New Orleans, for operation in offshore oil and gas fields. All three barges in the new fleet for McDonough have

Giant Belcher Barge Launched In Galveston

Believed to be the largest barge ever built in the U.S., the 640-foot Belcher 102 (shown above) was launched recently at the Galveston Shipbuilding Company yard in Galveston, Texas. To be employed in the U.S. coastal transportation of petroleum products,

Industrial Marine Achieved Rapid Turnaround Time In Repairing Drilling Rig

Downtime was cut by half when dockside repairs on the jackup drilling rig Salenergy V (shown above) were completed by Industrial Marine Services in Cameron, La. The interval between the rig's arrival at Industrial Marine and the day the work was

Crane Consolidates Two Business Units To Form Crane M i d w e st

Crane Company, Defense and Specialty Systems Group, St. Louis, Mo., recently announced the consolidation of two of its business units, Crane Midwest Fittings and Unidynamics/ Midwest, to form Crane Midwest. Crane Midwest will continue to maintain

Astano Repairs Largest In Five Years

Spain's Astano Shipyard has embraced the first quarter of the new millennium with high demand for its docking and repair services, including the accommodation of the yard's largest vessel since 1994. A steady visitor to Astano is Greece's Good Faith Shipping,

Hyundai To Build 9 Ships For United Arab Shipping - T o t a l Cost $400 Million

Korea's Hyundai Group has won what is reported to be the largest single shipbuilding c o n t r a c t in history to build nine vessels for the United Arab Shipping Company. Under the USD 400-million contract, Hyundai will construct nine containerships of 35,

Mitsubishi To Convert Sea-Land Containerships

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Group of Japan has received a contract from Sea-Land to undertake major conversions of four of its T3- class containerships at a total cost of about $50 million. Beginning next January, the ships will be withdrawn in succession from

Daewoo Wins $16.5-Million Contract To Build Offshore Vessel For India

The Oil and Natural Gas Commission of India has signed a contract for construction of a $16.5-million well-stimulation vessel by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Heavy Machinery Ltd. of South Korea. The 26212 -foot ship will feature a dynamic positioning system,

TANO Wins Contracts Worth $10.7 Million For Vessel Automation Systems

TANO Corporation of New Orleans has won contracts for marine automation systems for 17 new oceangoing vessels since January of 1980. The dollar value of contracts awarded to the company so far this year is $10.7 million. TANO president James J.