The Navy's newest and most sophisticated nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), was commissioned July 12, 2003 at the Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. Named after America's 40th president, Reagan is the ninth Nimitz-class
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
Chandris Celebrity Cruises' luxury liner SS Meridian recently arrived in New York following a major $55-million reconstruction at West German builder Lloyd Werft-Bremerhaven's shipyard. "The vessel was totally redesigned to support the new Celebrity product level," commented Harry A.
During the past four years (1982- 1985), the grand total of new commercial orders received by shipyard members of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association (CSSRA) amounted to 62,600 gross tons, an average of 15,650 gt per year,
Miami, Florida, February 28-March 3 Conference & Exhibition Expanded Following its sell-out success in February 1988, the Seatrade Cruise Shipping Conference and Exhibition, now in its fifth year, is to be expanded by an extra day and moved to a new and larger venue in Miami.
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,
Capt. Edward Kaune, USN (ret.), now serving as assistant general manager, has been selected to succeed Harrison G. Rowe as general manager of the San Francisco Division of Todd Shipyards Corporation, upon his retirement on August 1, 1980. Carl R.
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William C. Moyer, group vice president for the Applied Sciences Group of Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas, recently announced the receipt of a $2.2-million U.S. Navy contract with a potential value totaling $7.3 million to provide technical engineering
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
No matter which set of shipbuilding tables or statistics one studies, there is no escaping the fact that Japan continues to be the world's leading shipbuilding nation, supplying over 50 percent of the world's tonnage. This has been achieved, moreover,