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

Hydranautics To Provide Skidding System For Perforadora Mexico S.A.

Hydranautics Hydraulic Systems, Goleta, Calif., recently announced receipt of a contract from National Supply Company, Houston, Texas, to provide a cantilever and drill floor skidding system for use on a Perforadora Mexico S.A. Class 1 11-C selfelevating drilling unit.

Metos Marine Offers New Cabin Fitting Concept

—Brochure Available Through the combined forces of Metos Marine and Parma-Marine, a new building concept for fitting ship cabins and other similar spaces has been conceived. The concept offers a planning service in the initial planning phase of a building project and,

Surge In Orders, Output Reported By Chinese Yards

Showing a sharp increase over the 600,000-dwt average in the previous three years, China State Shipbuilding Corp. reported that it produced 800,000-dwt of ships last year. Last year, export orders were worth $528 million, the company said. The

ASNE-Puget Sound Discusses The Soviet Navy

The recent meeting of the Puget Sound Section of ASNE heard Capt. Timothy R. O'Keefe, USN, commanding officer, USS William H. Standley (CG-32), deliver an address entitled "The Soviet Navy: A Near-Term Capability." An intelligence subspecialist

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,