Leevac Shipyards Delivers 165-Foot Supply Vessel To Offshore Express

Dennis Banta, president of Leevac Shipyards of Jennings, La., recently announced the delivery of the 165-foot offshore supply vessel Champion Express to Offshore Express, Inc. of Houma, La. The Champion Express is the first of two sister vessels ordered


Canadian Offshore Resources Exposition

Halifax, Nova Scotia—October 1-3 This year's Fifth Annual Canadian Offshore Resources Exposition and Conference (CORE) is again scheduled for Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 1-3. The exposition will be held at the Port of Halifax Ocean Terminals


The U.S. barge and towing industry has established an excellent reputation for being responsive to the needs of America's shippers and consumers. It is fuelefficient, cost-effective and highly productive. With these qualities, it is no wonder

Leevac Corporation Names Terry Hardouin Planning Manager

Jerry Bostic, president and chief executive officer of the LEEVAC Corporation, Morgan City, La., announces the promotion of Terry P. Hardouin from controller to planning manager for the corporation. Mr. Hardouin replaces Alcide S. Mann who was

AMERICA'S SEAPORTS The Dynamics Of Change

For more than three centuries, America's seaports have been centers of population, trade, and vibrant economic activity. Within the past three years, the U.S. seaport industry has emerged from the throes of recession, and today, in many respects,

Ocean Salvors And Crescent Towing Add Gulf Salvage Station

Ocean Salvors Company of New York, N.Y., and Crescent Towing and Salvage Company, Inc. of New Orleans, La., have jointly announced the establishment of a Gulf Coast salvage station in New Orleans. Ocean Salvors, an expanding enterprise of two leading

Oceangoing Tank Barge Built By Zidell For Pacific Northern

Zidell of Portland, Ore., recently delivered the Rosemarie, an oceangoing tank barge built in Tacoma, Wash., for Pacific Northern Oil. Her Grade D petroleum capacity of 24,000 barrels makes this 230-foot barge the second largest of its kind in Puget Sound.

New Decrees Will Free Brazilian Ship Operators From Previous Regulations

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.

Lister Chain To Open U.S. Anchor Chain Plant —Literature Available

Lister Chain & Forge Inc., a recently incorporated U.S. company, associated with 78-year-old Canadian chain-making and steel forging concern Lister Bolt & Chain, Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., recently announced it would commence the manufacture of ship anchor chain in the U.

Senesco Marine Signs Contract For 140,000-Barrel DH ATB

Senesco Marine signed a contract with New Jersey-based U.S. Shipping. LLC to build a 140,0000-barrel double-hulled (DH) chemical ATB with tug that can double as a 150,000-barrel doublehulled petroleum ATB. The development. according to Gary Schuler,

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