design

The Sea-Shed System

The "Sea-Shed" is a king-sized, open-top, multipurpose container which forms the "heart" of an innovative marine transportation system. Designed primarily for the stowage of the large number of commodities which comprise the neo-bulk cargo market,

 

EuroFerrys Takes First Auto Express 101

The first of Austal's Auto Express 101 ferries is scheduled to debut this month for Spanish operator, Euroferrys, across the Strait of Gibraltar. The 331 ft. (101 m) Euroferrys Pacifica is the largest of Austal's flagship Auto Express car ferries ever built,

Markey Machinery Supplies Hawser Winch For LOOP Emergency Response Vessel

A Markey Machinery Co.,Inc., type DUSS-71 single drum hawser winch was provided to Edison Chouest Offshore, Inc., recently for service aboard a new emergency response vessel built at North American Shipbuilding and owned by L.O.O.P. Offshore, Inc.

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

Marinette Marine Awarded $6-Million Navy Contract

Marinette Marine Corporation has been awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command a contract modification for the construction of three additional Torpedo Weapon Retrievers. Total value of the contract modification exceeds $6 million. The three

Trinity Industries To Buy Bethlehem Steel's 74-Acre Beaumont, Texas, Facility

Bethlehem Steel Corporation recently confirmed that it has signed a letter of intent with Trinity Industries, Inc. of Dallas, Texas, for the sale of its 74-acre Beaumont facility. David H. Klinges, president of Bethlehem's marine construction division,

Power for a New Breed of RoPax

Building fast RoPax vessels is nothing new for Australia's Austal Ships. The company, founded just 16 years ago. has quickly crafted a reputation as one of the largest and best builders of aluminum craft in the world, and today boasts an annual turnover in excess of $250 million.

New Solid-State Welding Control From Duraline —Literature Available

Duraline, Central Islip, N.Y., manufacturer and supplier of multiple-operator welding equipment to the shipbuilding and ship repair industry, will introduce its latest state-of-the-art, solid-state welding control at this year's AWS Welding show, to be held in Kansas City, April 27-29.

Orange Shipbuilding Signs Contract For Push Boat

Orange Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Orange, Texas, recently signed a contract with the Tennessee Valley Authority of Chattanooga, Tenn. for a 52V2 foot by 22 foot by 8 foot push boat. The vessel is to be named Patricia H and will be used to handle 1,

PRS Seeks Strong Comeback, Stresses Safety

A large number of high profile tragedies over the last decade — despite the marine industry's overall good record for the safe transport of materials and people — have resulted in the loss of many lives and ships. Even in the face of increasing technology and training,

 
 
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