The 94th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the concurrent 5th International Maritime Exposition will be held at The New York Hilton Hotel November 19-22,1986. Society membership has now increased to approximately 12,
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc. of Mobile, Ala., has completed a major reconstruction of a fish processing vessel for Arctic Alaska Fisheries Corporation of Seattle. The redesigned Seattle Enterprise is one of only four U.S. vessels capable at sea of transforming fish,
Marinette Marine Corporation of Marinette, Wise., recently launched the YP 683 first of the 20 Yard Patrol boats under contract to the Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command. This YP was the first woodhull vessel launched at the Marinette yard since
special review of some of the most notable and important inland and coastal workboats and shallow-draft military craft delivered during 1987—selected by the editors of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News for their high standards of design or performance.
The last few years have witnessed a proliferation of specialized software and hardware packages for shipboard applications. Many of these products take advantage of the new generation of small, relatively low-cost personal computers. To bring
D e c e m b e r 13 B a t h I r o n W o r k s C o r p o r a t i o n . Bath, Maine, was recently awarded a $ 6 1 0 m i l l i o n contract for the construction of three DDG-51 Class destroyers, DDG-54, DDG-56, and DDG-58. The work is expected to be comp l e t e d July 1995.
The Naval Education and Training Center (NETC), located in Newport, R.I., recently took delivery of a new Class (YP-683) Yard Patrol training vessel. This YP is the first of seven YP-683 Class vessels the NETC will be receiving during the next three months from Marinette Marine Corporation,
John T. Gilbride, president and chief executive officer of Todd Shipyards Corporation, in a speech on January 23 at The Propeller Cluib, Port of New York, provided his audience with an "inside" viewpoint of the recent findings of the Commission on American Shipbuilding.
The U.S. Navy awarded a $1.3-billion construction contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation to construct the eighth ship of the USS Wasp (LHD 1) class of multipurpose amphibious assault ships. Construction of LHD 8 is expected to begin in May 2003 at Ingalls Operations,
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William C. Moyer, group vice president for the Applied Sciences Group of Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas, recently announced the receipt of a $2.2-million U.S. Navy contract with a potential value totaling $7.3 million to provide technical engineering