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U.S. SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY HAS MADE GREAT STRIDES IN IMPROVING EFFICIENCY AND REDUCING COSTS

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SHIPBUILDERS COUNCIL OF AMERICA The year 1985 witnessed the continued resurgence of the United States as the world's foremost naval power. Measured by any yardstick, the Navy should meet its 600-ship goal by the end of this decade.

 

Surface Combatants Benefit from Northrop Grumman Research

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector reports that it has successfully tested the Low Observable Multifunction Stack (LMS) designed to demonstrate two different advanced exhaust suppresser systems for surface combatants. The exhaust systems,

NSRP Projects Show Impressive Results

NSRP ASE sponsors a variety of R&D projects that address lean initiatives — some focusing on new construction and others on repair. One notable lean repair project that has demonstrated rapid payback and implementation involves the surface preparation process.

COAL EXPORTS

Substantial Growth Prospects For The U.S. Barge Industry "What we seem to lack is the determination to combine our brains and our physical resources to make our exports competitive and effective in the real world," declared H.J. Bobzien Jr., president,

Report Says Tanker Supply-Demand Gap Will Narrow By 1994

A recent report by a Japanese shipowner states that world tanker supply and demand will come nearer to balance in 1994 than at any other time in the previous decade. The study, "Review and Outlook of the World Shipping Market," conducted by Mitsui OSK Lines,

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

New Technology on Display at Fish Expo I WorkBoat Atlantic

The topic of new technology is the bait being thrown out to potential attendees of this year's Fish Expo and WorkBoat Atlantic show, which is scheduled to take place from October 12-14 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Both

Survey Reveals Recovery Of Small- And Medium-Sized Yards

The American Waterways Shipyard Conference (AWSC), a conference within The American Waterways Operators, represents the interests of the small- and mediumsized or "second-tier" yards in the shipbuilding and repair industry. These yards build and repair the tugboats,

Construction Contract Awarded For New Z-Drive Tug

Brusco Tug & Barge, Inc. of Longview, Wash, has awarded a construction contract for a new 78 ft. (23.8 m) Z-drive tug to Diversified Marine, Inc. of Portland, Ore. This new tug is the seventh in the series of the ASD 23/35 high-perfor- mance,

Korea's Samsung Shipyard Offers 24-Page Brochure On Facilities, Capabilities

Samsung Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SSC) of Koje, South Korea, has published a 24-page full-color brochure describing the company and its shipbuilding facilities and capabilities. Elaborately presented, photographs, drawings, and text describe the up-to-date facilities and equipment of the yard,

 
 
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