Several hundred people gathered at the Sturgeon Bay, Wise., shipyard of Peterson Builders, Inc. (PBI) recently for the commissioning ceremonies of the USS Salvor (ARS-52), one of the most versatile support ships in the U.S. fleet. She is the third
The 16,770-dwt motor car carrier Nissan Laurel (shown) was completed recently at Hitachi Zosen's Hiroshima Works and delivered to Intercontinenal Car Carriers S.A. of Panama. The ship, which can carry a total of 4,900 Japanese-size cars, has an overall length of 590.
The recent delivery of the Acadian Commander (shown right) and Acadian Explorer by Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., marked the completion of a six vessel contract with Acadian Marine Service, Inc. for the world's first diesel electric SCR tug/supply vessels.
Bollinger Shipyards signed a contract for three 145 x 36-ft. (44.1 x 10.9-m) supply/utility boats with Edison Chouest Offshore. The vessels will meet new regulatory standards and will be less than 100 gt and less than 500 GT registered tonnage, and will have a maximum draft of 11.
Argent Marine Services, owner of LNG carrier Arzew, has reached an agreement of a time charter with a Shell company. In connection with this agreement, Argent will refurbish and reactivate Arzew for recommission. A sistership of the recently redeployed LNG Delta was constructed as a U.
Brazilian infrastructure minister Ozires Silva recently signed decrees freeing Brazilian ship operating companies from regulations that previously limited their activities in international and cabotage, or coastal, transport, in port services and in offshore oil platform support services.
Unitek, a locally owned Honolulu, Hawaii, firm and Sause Bros., an Oregon transportation and shipyard company, announced recently that they are constructing a $2-million floating steel drydock for ship repair to be based in Honolulu. The 200-foot
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,
ANSCHUETZ Circle 6 1 on Reader Service Card Anschuetz & Co. GmbH of Kiel- Wik, West Germany, designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of navigation products, including gyrocompasses, autopilots, and steering controls that have been installed on more than 9,
Under a three-year contract signed recently by Honda Motor Company and Central Gulf Lines of New Orleans, a U.S.-flag merchant ship will be used to carry passenger cars from Japan to the U.S. market. The agreement calls for Central Gulf to order a new carrier with a capacity of 4,000 cars.