Bollinger Delivers Patrol Boat

In time of heightened security, the new 87-ft. (26.5 m) coastal patrol boat. USCG Sturgeon, built by Bollinger Shipyards for the U.S. Coast Guard at Grand Isle, La. Was a welcome sight. The new boat replaces the 82-ft. (24.9 m) patrol boat Point Sal, that was commissioned in 1966.



Faster, more efficient cargo handling reduces costs and increases profit opportunities for all vessel owners—inland, coastal and deepdraft. To satisfy the changing needs of these cost-conscious customers, manufacturers of deck machinery and cargo

A New Chapter in Naval Shipbuilding

As a resounding endorsement of its long-term commitment to shipbuilding in the U.K., Vosper Thornycroft (VT) has created a state-of-the-art ship production facility within Portsmouth Naval Base. Having recently attained preliminary operational status through steel cutting on 295-ft.

Tracor Marine Awarded $6-Million Contract To Convert AT&T Cable Ship

Tracor Marine of Port Everglades, Fla., a subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., has received a contract that will bring the company $6 million over the next 12 months from Transoceanic Cable Ship Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T. The award was announced by William C.


This special section includes major Navy contract awards issued between the dates of June 19 to August 6, 1986. For Navy contracts prior to these dates refer to MARITIME REPORTER, July 15, 1986 issue, "Major Navy Contracts," page 11. Contract awards from April 1 to June 17, 1986 are covered.


The following special section features the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair, electronics, communications and weapons. This special section covers Navy contracts awarded between December 28, 1987, and January 25, 1988.

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Manufacturers and suppliers of marine coatings and other corrosion- prevention measures continue to improve their products and services. In the important area of reducing fuel consumption, a new generation of self-polishing, antifouling hull coatings,

Tracor Marine Awarded $3.6-Million Navy Contract

A $3.6-million contract to conduct acceptance testing of sonobuoys for the United States Navy has been awarded by the Naval A v i o n i c s Center, Indianapolis, Ind., to Tracor Marine, Inc., Port Everglades, Fla., subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas.

Captain Wages Joins MSI As Director Of New Simulator Training Center

Capt. C.J. (Jerry) Wages, USN (Ret.) has joined MarineSafety International, New York, N.Y., as director of a new simulator training center to be established at Newport, R.I., for senior and intermediate level line officers attending the U.S. Navy's

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