Burton Shipyard, Inc. of Port Arthur, Texas, recently delivered the 224-foot tuna vessel Lady Marion. The steel-hulled tuna purse seiner is the sixth of a seven-vessel contract awarded to Burton by Van Camp Sea Food Co., a division of Ralston Purina Co.
E. Ray Haley, president and director of engineering for Marine Gears, Inc., Greenville, Miss., was recently elected to serve a threeyear term on the board of directors of American Gear Manufacturer's Association (A.G.M.A.), headquartered in Alexandria, Va.
Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation has accepted delivery of the Gulf Fleet No. 44 (shown above), a 190 by 40 by 14-foot towing' supply vessel. She was built in Houma, La., by Quality Shipyards, Inc., another Gulf Fleet company, and r e p r e s e n
Also Dedicates New Drydock The USNS Maury, a sleek oceanographic survey ship nearing completion at Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point shipyard, was christened recently by Mrs. Dennis R. Shaw of Alexandria, Va. Mrs. Shaw, who, as the ship sponsor,
National Steel & Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) of San Diego, Calif., has ordered six two-drum Babcock & Wilcox marine boilers valued at approximately $1.4 million. According to a NASSCO spokesman, the boilers will be installed aboard three 38,
Arneson Marine, Inc. (AMI) of Corte Madera, Calif., a leader in surface piercing propulsion, recently announced the relocation of their Eastern regional office to North Miami Beach, Fla. AMI's new 4,800-square-foot facility is located at 2850 N.
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
A three-day International Symposium on Ship Operations (ISOSO) will be held at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City September 23, 24, 25, 1980. This conference will examine the navigations, weather forecasting, and communications aspects in the maritime industry.
The U.S. Navy ship Capable was recently christened and launched at Halter Marine, Inc., Moss Point, Miss. She is the fourth of six identical ocean surveillance ships under construction at Halter for the Navy, with a total contract value of approximately $85 million.
James N. Miller & Sons of St. Monans, Fife, Scotland, has signed an exclusive agreement with Swath Ocean International to build their range of small waterplane area twinhull (SWATH) vessels for the European market. Swath Ocean and Miller's also