Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc. of Mobile, Ala., has completed a major reconstruction of a fish processing vessel for Arctic Alaska Fisheries Corporation of Seattle. The redesigned Seattle Enterprise is one of only four U.S. vessels capable at sea of transforming fish,
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
the Norsemen first cast off from her misty shores in their dragon-shaped long ships, Norway's prosperity has been intertwined with the sea. An integral part of this deep-rooted maritime tradition is a spirit of innovation which has enabled this rugged,
Christening ceremonies were recently held at the Shipyards Division of Avondale Industries, Inc., for the seventh in a series of seven fleet oilers under construction by the Louisiana builder. The USNS Pecos (T-AO-197) is 667 feet long, 97 feet wide and has a maximum draft of 36 feet.
Exxon U.S.A.'s Marine Department recently announced plans for a $100-million program to modify five of its tankers. Newport New Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va., will do the work, which is expected to be completed by mid-1981. The five tankers — the Exxon Baltimore,
*Editor's Note: This exclusive article has been excerpted from a special report by Peter P. Lombard, president, American United Marine Corporation, and Flemming D. Christensen, A/S Vesta. Starting December 31, 1988, the U.S. Coast Guard will begin
To remain competitive in the world of shipping, vessel operators must keep their port time for loading and unloading operations to a minimum. Fast, reliable, and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, and cargo access equipment— all invaluable
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.
A new forward scatter turbidimeter has been announced by McNab, Inc., Mount Vernon, N.Y. The Model "S", manufactured by McNab, measures clarity in food and beverage processes and other sterile applications. These include centrifuge brewery and distillery products.
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.