USS Shoup (DDG 86), the newest in a series of advanced Aegis guided missile destroyers built for the U.S. Navy by Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector, was commissioned June 22, 2002, in Seattle, Wash. This ship is named in honor of U.
Alfred J. Maloney, general manager of Bethlehem Steel Corporation's San Pedro, Calif., shipyard, recently was elected president of the Western Shipbuilding Association. Mr. Maloney was elected during the association's board of directors meeting, held in the St.
LEEVAC Shipyards, a division of Morgan City-based LEEVAC Corporation, has announced it has developed a World Class Tug/Supply Vessel in conjunction with a Norwegian design team. The 70-year-old Jennings, La., shipyard has taken a giant leap ahead
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.
Todd S h i p y a r d s Board Elects T w o Top E x e c u t i v e s A nd Reports P r o f i t a b l e Quarter
Todd Shipyards Corporation, headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., recently reported a profitable fiscal 1987 first quarter and the appointment of two Todd executives to top management positions. Following the retirement of J.T. Gilbride chairman and chief executive officer,
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.
As part of its $13.2-billion merger with Gulf Corporation, Chevron Corporation has announced the consolidation of the Gulf and Chevron marine transportation organizations. Gulf's fleet of 11 tankers will be consolidated with Chevron's for a merged
Pan American Hovercraft Corporation, Melbourne, Fla., recently announced it signed licensing agreements with Slings by Aviation, Ltd., York, England, to market an innovative passenger hovercraft in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Magellan Systems Corporation, Monrovia, Calif., recently unveiled three products that make use of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. The GPS NAV 1000, made specifically for marine application, provides an advantage over some other receivers with its portability.
Telephonies Corporation, Command Systems Division, Farmingdale, N.Y., was awarded a $23,371,700 firm-fixed-price contract for five AN/TPX-42A(V)12 amphibious air traffic control direct altitude and identity readout systems for LHD 2, LHD 3, LHD 4.