BAYOU LA BATRE A Shipyard Success Story

Broadened Boatbuilding Capability Spurs New Growth One of Bayou La Batre, Alabama's very old timers years ago said, "You can hear anything in Bayou La Batre except money rattling and meat frying." Fish was the staple and the area generated little outside commerce,


New Supply/Fire-Fighting Vessel Delivered To Gulf Fleet Marine

Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation, headquartered in New Orleans, has taken delivery of the Gulf Fleet No. 45 (shown above), a 185-foot by 40-foot by 14-foot supply/fire-fighting vessel from Quality Shipyards, Inc., another Gulf Fleet company, located in Houma, La.

Markey Machinery Supplies Hawser Winch For LOOP Emergency Response Vessel

A Markey Machinery Co.,Inc., type DUSS-71 single drum hawser winch was provided to Edison Chouest Offshore, Inc., recently for service aboard a new emergency response vessel built at North American Shipbuilding and owned by L.O.O.P. Offshore, Inc.


A roundup of some of the most notable vessels delivered by shipyards during 1986—selected for their outstanding design features, fuel efficiency, performance, and service characteristics. ACT 10 Jansen Werft Jansen Werft GmbH of Leer, West Germany,

Levingston Reorganized— Barrios, Covington And Wise To Head Three Units

Levingston Shipbuilding Company officials have announced that a new corporate organization, Levingston Industries, Inc., has been formed and will be headquartered in Orange, Texas. The formation of three wholly owned subsidiaries of Levingston Industries was also announced.

Austal Ships To Build Massive High-Speed Multihull

Austal Ships and Fred. Olsen. S.A. have signed a contract for what the company dubs the world's largest high-speed multihull vessel which will be based on a new hullform. When delivered in the second half of 2004. the 416-ft. (126.7- m) cargo-vehicle-passenger


A Review Over the years we have published many feature articles that reviewed the latest designs and developments of diesel engines per se. For the review that follows, we decided to report on the many kinds of ancillary equipment and services

Leevac Shipyards Delivers First New Supply Vessel Built In U.S. Since 1986

Leevac Shipyards, Jennings, La., recently delivered the Cape Hatteras, the first new supply vessel to be built in the U.S. since 1986, to Sea Mar Operators of Lafayette, La. The vessel is 200 feet long with a beam of 40 feet and a normal draft of 15 feet,

North Sea Operators Evaluating New Rig Concept For Long-Term Programs

A new jackup concept, capable of drilling and production operations in more than 100 meters (about 328 feet) of water, is being developed by the rig designer Marathon LeTourneau of Texas, with Christiann Kongsli and Normann Riksen, the Norwegian rig experts.

N e w L o u d h a i l e r Has F o g h o r n , 4 - S t a t i o n I n t e r c om

— L i t e r a t u r e A v a i l a b le Raytheon Marine Company has introduced the new, multi-function RAY-410 Loudhailer, featuring twoway intercom with inputs for up to four remote stations, plus automatic foghorn with six signals, anchor bell, and more.

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