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,
The marine industry, which traditionally hits a lull during the summer months, has been boiling over with new projects and business prospects, mainly centered on the business of keeping U.S. shores secure from further terrorist incursion. The Coast Guard Deepwater project,
Boyd E. (Butch) King was appointed CEO of VT Halter Marine Inc. at the beginning of the month. King most recently served as a senior associate with Booz Allen and Hamilton, consulting on various logistical support projects. Among others, this included
Nice, France—November 12-15 Gastech 85, the International LNG/LPG Conference and Exhibition, will be held November 12-15 at the new Palais des Congres "Acropolis" in Nice, France. This meeting will be the 11th in the very popular series, and the third to be held in France,
Based in Northern Sweden, Glasis AB has developed, and is marketing a unique product called Recore. a material to be utilized in marine construction, which is designed not only for ease of use but also for strength and durability. The product (Recore
Robertson-Shipmate, Happauge, N.Y., has introduced a computerized GPS marine navigation system which it believes offers superior accuracy and dependability at an affordable price. Called the RS5500, the system, which operates on signals received from navigation satellites,
Insulation failure is by far the most frequent cause of costly burnouts in marine electrical machinery. While a motor or generator is idle, its coil is under continuous attack by shipboard atmosphere and contaminants. Insulation resistance eventually drops below safe levels.
The trend toward upgrading output and efficiency of marine diesel engines, as well as improving their ability to burn heavy residual fuels with high sulfur content, has placed increasing demands on the petroleum industry to improve their products.
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, La., signed a contract, pursuant to approval of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, to acquire the assets and operations of Halter Marine from Friede Goldman Halter, Inc. If approved, Bollinger contemplates acquiring substantially all of Halter's operating assets,
Halter Marine, Inc., Moss Point, Miss., a member of the Trinity Marine Group, recently received two contracts worth more than $138 million from the U.S. Navy. The first contract is for the detail design and construction of two TAGS- 60 Class oceanographic