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Textron Marine Awarded $69.1 Million Navy LCAC Order Yard Completes SES Refurbishment

The only U.S. Navy Surface Effect Ship, the SES-200, recently completed sea trials following her refurbishment at the Textron Marine Systems shipyard in New Orleans, La., where she was originally designed and built. "This 160-foot, advanced technology test

 

NOTABLE CONVERSIONS OF 1985

review of some of the oceangoing vessels that were converted during the past year for military and commercial applications. ANTARES Avondale Shipyards The USNS Antares, redelivered this year by Avondale Shipyards, Inc., was the first of three

U.S. Navy Selects Gold Team For DD(X)

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been contracted by the U.S. Navy to complete system design for the Navy's advanced, 21st century surface combatant, DD(X). The initial design contract, which spans over four years has a total value of approximately $2.

First Two Of Ten Bulkers For Greek Owner Christened At Hyundai

Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, Korea, held a naming ceremony recently for the first two 41,630-dwt bulk carriers in a series of 10 vessels ordered by Efploia Shipping Company of Greece. The two ships were christened Oinoussian Pride (photo) and Costas N.

Austal USA Sells Second Vessel Into N.Y. Market

Austal USA has signed a contract with Cloud Nine of New York to construct a 135-ft. (41-m) dinner cruise monohull for operation in the Manhattan-Queens area. This is the second sale by Austal USA to the New York market this year and will further

Foss Seattle Shipyard Named Cummins Dealer For Parts And Service

Foss Shipyard, Seattle, has been named a marine dealer for Cummins Northwest Industrial (CNI) and will provide service and spare parts throughout the Northwest. The agreement between Foss Launch & Tug Company and Cummins Northwest Industrial was recently announced by Ross Bishop,

NASSCO Appoints Two To New Executive Posts

The board of directors of National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif., has elected Richard H. Vortmann to the new position of executive vice president, and Kristian K. Christensen to the new position of vice president of Planning and Programs.

Southwest Marine Will Operate Ship Repair Facility In Samoa

The American Samoa Government (ASG) recently announced that Southwest Marine, Inc., a leading U.S. ship repair company that operates three full-service shipyards in California, has been chosen to lease and operate the ASG Marine Railway and Ship Repair Facility in Pago Pago, American Samoa.

Tenneco Oil And Sohio Will Use Canmar Rig For Arctic Drilling

Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production and Sohio Alaska Petroleum Company have signed a twoyear contract with the Canmar/ Reading & Bates joint venture for the use of Canmar's single steel drilling caisson (SSDC) mobile Arctic drilling unit. Tenneco

Hartley Marine To Operate Walker General Cargo Terminal In Paducah, Ky.

Hartley Marine Corp. will lease and operate the Riverport General Cargo Facility, according to a recent agreement between Hartley and the Paducah-McCracken County Port Authority. The facility is located at approximately Mile 1.3 on the Tennessee River

 
 
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