The towboat Fosti Sybil M. (shown above) was delivered recently by Orange Shipbuilding Company, Inc. of Orange, Texas, to Fuel Oil Supply and Terminaling, Inc. (FOSTI) of Houston. She is the fourth of a five-vessel contract from Fosti, which includes three other pushers and a tugboat.
The guided missile frigate Reuben James (FFG-57) was delivered to the U.S. Navy recently by the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, according to an announcement by Len M. Thorell, company vice president and general manager.
Also Dedicates New Drydock The USNS Maury, a sleek oceanographic survey ship nearing completion at Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point shipyard, was christened recently by Mrs. Dennis R. Shaw of Alexandria, Va. Mrs. Shaw, who, as the ship sponsor,
Atlantic Marine-Mobile was granted myriad of cruise ship refurbishment contracts throughout 2001, beginning with Holland America's Maasdam, which spent approximately 14 days last January at the Alabama yard's drydock. During this period, the vessel
—Literature Available Houston Ship Repair, Inc., headquartered in Channelview, Texas, operates facilities at Brady Island (Port of Houston), Galveston, Orange and Corpus Christi, Texas. The company's Houston Ship Channel berth on Brady Island accommodates ships up to 780 feet,
BoatLIFE of New York and Southampton, England, recently concluded a major contract with Finnish shipbuilder Wartsila Marine Industries for the supply of deck caulking compound for the 70,000-grt cruise ship Fantasy. BoatLIFE, specialists in marine sealants,
Australian shipbuilder Austal Ships and its U.S. subsidiary, Austal USA, have each secured contracts for new vessels. Austal USA - which was the creation of a new shipyard in conjunction with Bender Shipbuilding in Mobile. Ala. - has signed a contract for a 1 12-ft.
Over the past year, Master Marine, Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala., has been awarded three separate contracts for repairs and maintenance to eight 110-foot Island Class patrol boats. The repairs have consisted of general maintenance such as sandblasting and painting of underwater tanks,
Systems Engineering Associates Corporation of Cherry Hill, N.J. (SEACOR) was recently awarded four contracts by the Navy and a private shipbuilder. The contracts are for a variety of engineering design and logistics projects, and total $8.4 million.
Integrated Ferry Constructors Ltd. (IFC) of North Vancouver, the company managing construction of British Columbia's first superferry for the B.C. Ferry Corporation, will build the stern section (Block A) of the ship's hull in Victoria using the workforce