I n t e r m a r i n e USA recently launched the USS Osprey (MHC- 51) at its Savannah, Ga., shipyard. She is the first of a new class of GRP ships solely designed for minehunting. The Osprey, which features advanced technology to locate mines with
The Morgan City, La., yard of Swiftships, Inc. recently delivered to the U.S. Navy three 65-foot, allaluminum patrol vessels. These boats were then presented by the Naval Sea Systems Command representative to the Governments of Antigua, Dominica, and St.
Sperry Marine's new Rascar series of rasterscan radar/ARPAs with touchscreen control have received type-approval certification from regulatory agencies in the United Kingdom (DOT), West Germany (DHI), the Netherlands (PTT), and the U.S. (FCC),
It is an unmistakable fact—the second tier shipyards of the nation are still experiencing a severe economic depression. New construction starts on inland and coastal equipment are virtually non-existent. Overall employment levels continue to decline,
A Preview Offshore Technology Conference And Show Set For May 6-9 In Houston, Texas One of the world's foremost international showcases for offshore services and equipment annually for the past 22 years, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)
The number and tonnage of vessels delivered by U.S. yards during the past year were up from 1984, thanks mostly to construction for the Military Sealift Command's build-and-charter program. Six of the nine ships completed, and 155,862 of the total 164,711 dwt, were for charter to the MSC.
Matatec Marine International Ltd., Whitley Bay, U.K., the worldwide representative of the various ship repair yards throughout mainland China, has appointed Marindustry Worldwide, Inc., Mahwah, N.J., as North American representative for China State Shipbuilding Corporation Ship Repair Yards.
Avondale Industries, Inc. of New Orleans, La., recently became the first shipbuilding company ever to receive the U.S. Department of Labor's highest award for healthy and safe working environments. Known as the "Star" award, the honor is given
—Literature Available Houston Ship Repair, Inc., headquartered in Channelview, Texas, operates facilities at Brady Island (Port of Houston), Galveston, Orange and Corpus Christi, Texas. The company's Houston Ship Channel berth on Brady Island accommodates ships up to 780 feet,
A&P Shipcare has opened a new repair facility in Tilbury Freeport. London. The facility, which will support the nationwide, 24-hour, 365-day service already provided by the existing A&P Shipcare network, comprises workshop facilities in the port