Frank Castelvecchi has been named c o r p o r a t e purchasing agent for Ships Supply Inc. of Jacksonville, Fla., by Michael C. Kenney, president of the company that supplies provisions, deck, and engine equipment to vessels and industrial plants.
The multipurpose, deck cargo landing craft Sea Hawk (pictured above) is the eighth design of its kind of various sizes from the Miami, Fla.-based James S. Krogen and Company, Inc., naval architects, for use on the rugged Alaskan coastline. Built by the Nichols Boat Works of Hood River, Ore.
Boat watchers around the Great Lakes may be momentarily confused next year when three wellknown U.S. Steel ore vessels appear on the horizon with new silhouettes (shown above, top). Robert D. Goldbach, vice presidentshipping for U.S. Steel's Resource Development group,
[...] Review — Blue Ridge cargo tanks. Each tank is fitted with a deep well cargo pump. The 658-foot-long ship is also fitted with a cylindrical appendage- type bulbous bow to improve speed, and is powered by a GE steam turbine engine. The
With current daily operating costs totaling many thousands of dollars, ships must keep port time to a minimum for cost-efficient operations. Therefore, reliable and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, access equipment, and stowage systems are essential for a fast turnaround.
The following special section highlights the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance, shipboard communications, weapons, etc. The section covers contracts awarded between July 13 and September 30, 1988. For contracts prior to these dates,
The 2,000-ton-capacity Crandall railway drydock built in 1942 in Pictou Harbor at Pictou, Nova Scotia, for the Canadian Naval Service has now been enlarged to 3,000-tonscapacity at Pictou Industries Limited. This is the third enlargement of the railway drydock,
For over 30 years, MMC International Corporation, Inwood, N.Y., has been serving the maritime industry by manufacturing tank gauging systems, both portable and fixed, along with a variety of vapor control valves widely recognized for their durability, reliability and ease of operation.
Propulsion Controls Engineering (PCE), San Diego, Calif., has received a contract for the installation of new pneumatic systems on 18 of the U.S. Navy's LST Class ships. PCE president John P. Reilly said the new contract calls for removal of the
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,