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AWSC And The Industry: Working For The Future

It is an unmistakable fact—the second tier shipyards of the nation are still experiencing a severe economic depression. New construction starts on inland and coastal equipment are virtually non-existent. Overall employment levels continue to decline,

 

U.S. MERCHANT SHIPBUILDING

For the U.S. shipbuilding and ship repairing industry, 1982 was a year of disappointments mixed with blessings. Blessings in the sense that the proposed five-year Navy shipbuilding and conversion plan will provide a measure of stability for the industry.

PROMISING FUTURE FOR CANADIAN NAVAL SHIPBUILDING

Navy Programs Could Bring C$16 Billion In Work To Shipbuilding & Allied Industries Over Next 15 Years Based on a speech by J.W. Serge Poirier, Director-Procurement & Supply Maritime, Canadian Department of National Defense (DND), at the Canadian

NOR-SHIPPING "91

Oslo-Based Shipping Conference & Exhibition Expected To Be Largest In Years June 11-14 With the settling of hositilities in the Persian Gulf, the shipping community is once again able to turn its attention to such critical marine industry issues as ship finance,

Program For U.S. Shipyard Revitalization Proposed

A proposed commercial shipyard recovery plan was presented at the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) board of directors meeting and Congressional seminar held recently in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., according to a recent article in Shipyard Weekly.

U.S. NAVY - A MORE POWERFUL FUTURE

"Let our position be absolutely clear: an attempt by any outside force to gain control of the Persian Gulf region will be regarded as an assault on the vital interests of the United States of America and such an assault will be repelled by any means necessary, including military force.

New Brochure Highlights Capabilities Of Marathon LeTourneau Offshore

A recently published, 20-page, full-color brochure presents Marathon LeTourneau Offshore Company's jackup and semisubmersible rig designs and construction capabilities. The new brochure also describes the company's engineering expertise, its specialized

Surge In Orders, Output Reported By Chinese Yards

Showing a sharp increase over the 600,000-dwt average in the previous three years, China State Shipbuilding Corp. reported that it produced 800,000-dwt of ships last year. Last year, export orders were worth $528 million, the company said. The

Sulzer Forms Diesel Joint Venture With Italian And German Shipyards

Sulzer Brothers Ltd. has agreed to sell a majority of the shares of its subsidiary Sulzer Diesel Ltd. in equal parts to Fincantieri-Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA of Trieste, Italy, and a German consortium of Bremer Vulkan AG of Bremen, and Deutsche Maschinen- und Schiffbau AG of Rostock.

Propsom Promoted To Vice President-Operations At Peterson Builders

Several organizational changes were recently announced by Ellsworth Peterson, president of Peterson Builders, Inc., located in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Ed Propsom has been promoted to vice president of operations. He joined PBI in 1942, and with the