—A Review— Faster turnaround in port means increased profits for all vessel operators. To meet that need, designers and manufacturers of cargo handling equipment and access and stowage systems continue to improve their products and to introduce new,


Energy Freedom Christened At Bay Shipbuilding Corp.

The Energy Freedom coal barge was christened by officials of New England Electric System during ceremonies at Bay Shipbuilding Corp. in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The Energy Freedom is a deepnotch tug barge built by Bay Shipbuilding Corp. to carry domestic coal

Levingston To Build A $28.6-Million Jackup Rig For Dixilyn-Field

Ed Paden, president of Levingston Shipbuilding Company, Orange, Texas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ashland Oil, Inc., announced the signing of a $28.6-million contract to build a Levingston-designed Class 111-C jackup drilling rig f o r Dixilyn-Field of Houston, Texas.


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

Shipbuilders Council Elects Board Members

At the Shipbuilders Council of America board meeting held recently in Washington, D.C., James R. Mellor, executive vice president, Marine, Land Systems & International, General Dynamics Corporation, St. Louis, Mo., was elected chairman of the board of directors of the council.

Major Navy Contracts

The following special section highlights the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance, shipboard communications, weapons, etc. The section covers contracts awarded between the dates of June 6 and July 7, 1988.

Navy Honors Engineering Pioneer

A ceremony was held on November 19, 2001, to rename the Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station's (NAVSSES) Surface Ship Systems Engineering Complex, the Richard C. Cunningham Engineering Complex. The building (77H) was renamed to honor Cunningham's pioneering


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,

New Fairplay Book Details 1990 World Shipping Statistics

Shipping industry professionals interested in statistics will welcome a new publication just issued by Fairplay Information Systems (FISYS). Drawn from the extensive FISYS database, "World Shipping Statistics 1990" presents a detailed statistical analysis of world shipping industry,

Joseph Le Blanc Jr. Retires From Trinity Marine Group

Joseph H. Le Blanc Jr., a nationally known figure in the shipbuilding industry for almost 25 years, recently retired from his post as sales manager of the Trinity Marine Group, which is owned by Trinity Industries, Inc. Mr. Le Blanc joined Halter Marine Services, Inc.

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