Halifax Shipyard's new 36,000- ton-lifting-capacity floating drydock Novadock is now being used with increasing frequency. By mid- November this year, the yard will have been in continuous use for eight successive months. The dock, which can accommodate up to Panamax size vessels,
Halifax Industries Limited in Halifax, Nova Scotia, recently received its first vessel in the newly commissioned, 100,000-dwt-capacity floating drydock. The Panamax size dock has a lifting capacity of 36,000 tons. Its overall length is 843.16 feet, width between fenders 124.
In mid-March, Mighty Servant 3 began a 14,400-mile voyage from Bremen, West Germany to San Francisco, Calif. This heavy-lift ship, operated by Wijsmuller Transport B.V., Ijmuiden, Netherlands, transported the 25,000-ton-lift-capacity floating
IMA specializes in strategic market planning. Among its more than 60 clients in 18 countries are Allis-Chalmers, Grumman Aerospace, National Intergroup, Ulstein, Mitsubishi, Todd Shipyards, Oppenheimer & Co., Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and M.
The recent order received by M.A.N.-GHH of Oberhausen, West Germany, for a 33,000-ton floating dock to be built for Gdanska Stocznia Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, is a continuation of a long and and successful collaboration. The very first
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The recent keel laying for the George Washington (CVN-73), which will be the Navy's sixth Nimitz Class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, marked two firsts in Newport News Shipbuilding's 100-year history. The placement of the Washington's 730-ton