Mangone Swiftships, Inc. of Houston recently delivered the 245-foot Northern Sun (shown above) to Sun Transport, Inc., a subsidiary of Sun Company, Inc. Classed + A 1 Oil Carrier + AMS by the American Bureau of Shipping, the minitanker has a cargo capacity of about 22,
The Marlin, a 14,943-dwt bulk/ oil carrier built at Hitachi Zosen's Mukaishima Shipyard, Japan, was delivered to her owner, Lib Ore Steamship Co., Inc. on January 24, 1977. The first of two sisterships ordered by Lib Ore Steamship Co., the Marlin
The first of two 135-foot, Landing Craft Utility (LCU) vessels being built by Moss Point Marine, Inc., Escatawpa, Miss., under an $8.6- million contract with the U.S. Navy, has been delivered. The all-steel, twin-engine landing craft, designated LCU-1680,
The Arctic Storm, originally a U.S. Navy tanker built in 1943 in Tacoma, Wash., has been converted into what is now the largest U.S. factory trawler. The 5,000-gross-ton vessel, 328 feet long with a 48-foot beam, was converted by Wright-Schuchart Harbor
Austal USA has signed a contract with New York operator, Circle Line-Statue of Liberty Ferry, Inc. (Circle Line) for a 143-ft. (43.5-m) passenger catamaran, which will be the first aluminium highspeed vessel for this operator and the third contract Austal
Marinette Marine Corporation's contract with the Naval Sea Systems Command for fifty-two 50-foot workboats was completed one year ahead of contract schedule when the last workboat departed the Wisconsin- based shipyard in December of 1985 for delivery to the West Coast.
Stork-Werkspoor Diesel, a division of the Dutch VMF Group of Companies, have received orders for the delivery of 32 engines. Of these, 10 are intended for Smit & Co.'s Internationale Sleepdienst, Netherlands, to power two of their new seagoing tugs,
The newest diesel engine factory in Singapore, Wartsila Power Singapore (Pte) Ltd., has started production. Wartsila Power Singapore, is a joint venture comprising Wartsila of Finland and Keppel Shipyard of Singapore. The company manufactures and
—Literature Offered Volvo Penta of America, the marine division of Volvo North America Corporation, is constructing new facilities in Chesapeake, Va., which will greatly expand production capabilities for the company's I/O (Inboard/ Outboard) and inboard gasoline power plants,
Since her keel was laid on December 15, 1988, construction of a 12,830-dwt roll-on/roll-off vessel ordered by United Baltic Corp. has been in full swing to meet the delivery due for November this year at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Ulsan shipyard.