Sayville Ferry Service Adds New Vessel To Fleet

Sayville Ferry Service Inc. recently announced the addition of the Fire Island Clipper to its fleet. The Clipper (shown above), built by Robert E. Derecktor at Mamaroneck, N.Y., was placed into service on the company's Sayville, N.Y., to Fire Island run immediately upon delivery.


Senesco Marine Christens New Drydock

Senesco Marine last month christened its new dry dock and celebrated the dry dock's receipt of a key certification that has already significantly increased the company's repair business. The certification bestowed upon the Leslie G by Heger Dry Dock, Inc, of Holliston, Mass.

Unique Lobster Boat Miss Julie D e l i v e r e d By G l a d d i n g - H e a rn

Designed by Robert Henry of Bay Marine, Inc. and built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding Corporation for Robert P. Stevens of Buzzards Bay, Mass., the lobster boat Miss Julie is an all-aluminum, 65-foot single-screw vessel that combines speed, maintainability,

Patti Shipyard Delivers Excursion Vessel 'Mississippi Belle IT

Patti Shipyard, Inc. of Pennsacola, Fla., is well known as a builder of towboats, crabbers, tugs, and fishing trawlers. Within the past two years, however, Patti has delivered two 800-passenger excursion vessels to Roberts River Rides in Dubuque,

O f f s h o r e M a r i n e Service Association Elects N e w Board M e m b e rs

The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) reelected five members to its board of directors and elected two new members to the board at the group's recent quarterly meeting in New Orleans, La. Reelected board members for two-years terms are: Gilbert Cheramie,

Currence Named President Of Tidewater Marine

Tidewater Inc. has announced the election of Richard M. Currence as president and chief executive officer of its subsidiary Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., and the promotion of three members of its staff—William C. Hightower, Paul J. Angelle, and Wayne D.

Sealift Ship To Be Christened Benavidez At Avondale Shipyard

The seventh and final Strategic Sealift ship in the Bob Hope Class was christened Benavidez in ceremonies at the Northrop Grumman Corporation Avondale shipyard on July 21, 2001. The new ship whose namesake honors of Medal of Honor recipient Army Master Sgt.

Seaworthy Engine Systems Shortens Corporate Name

Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc. of Essex, Conn, has announced a shortened corporate name. The new name, Seaworthy Systems, Inc., will better reflect the increased scope of company engineering activities, according to David A. O'Neil, president of the firm.

MMS Forms Subsidiary To Serve Clients In United Kingdom/Europe

Marine Management Systems, Inc. (MMS) recently announced the formation of an overseas subsidiary, Marine Management Systems (U.K.), Ltd., to provide technical support for its clientele in the United Kingdom and on the Continent. H e a d q u a r t e r e d in Stamford, Conn.

Rapifax Supplies U.S. Lines With Shipping Industry's First High-Speed Facsimile System

Rapifax Corporation has supplied United States Lines with nine Rapifax 100 units domestically, and seven overseas, creating the first high-speed facsimile system for the transmission of stowage information in the intermodal transport industry. This

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