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Largest U.S.-Built Hopper Dredge Launched At Avondale Shipyards

The largest hopper dredge ever built in the United States — the Stuyvesant — was launched at Avondale S h i p y a r d s recently. The oceangoing dredge is owned by Stuyvesant Dredging Co., a partnership formed by the subsidiaries of Zapata Corp.

 

Cutter Suction Dredge Modified For Work On Tenn-Tom Waterway

Bean Dredging Corporation, New Orleans, La., has completed modifications to the Dredge "32" (shown above), in preparation for its move to a worksite near Columbus, Miss, on the Tennessee-Tombigbee waterway project. The modification, which was done at the company's France Road shipyard,

McLean Urges American Shipping Community To Remain Competitive

America took the lead with containerization, and should retain that lead; this success is dependent upon the U.S. retaining its competitiveness in world markets. These were the thoughts of Malcom P. McLean, the founder of oceangoing containerization,

Transfer Vessel Coal M o n i t o r One Christened In N e w Orleans

In ceremonies conducted recently at the Poydras Street Wharf in New Orleans, Ryan-Walsh Stevedoring Company, Inc., and P & C "Bituminous Coal" Inc. christened the Coal Monitor One, an innovative floating coal transfer vessel designed to bring

Sembawang Shipyard Names Ernest Ware General Manager

Ernest S. Ware has been appointed general manager of Sembawang Shipyard Limited, succeeding R.A. Hooker. Mr. Ware is on secondment from Swan Hunter (International) Limited of U.K., which had its management agency agreement with the Yard extended

The Irony Of Maritime Security

now appears that the 107th United States Congress will enact new maritime security legislation during a lame-duck session to be held this month. This is ironic since both Senate and the House of Representatives passed maritime security bills months ago,

IMODCO Receives Order From Petrobras For $5-Million SPM Terminal

An order for a Single Point Mooring terminal, valued at approximately $5 million, has been awarded to IMODCO, a unit of AMCA International Corporation, by Petrobras, the national oil company of Brazil. To be sited in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil in 338 feet of water,

Floating Drydock Topic At Fall Meeting Of SNAME Gulf Section

The fall meeting of the Gulf Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held recently in Mobile, Ala. The afternoon technical session papers presented were: " A 20,- 000-Ton-Lift F l o a t i n g Drydock f o r a Shallow-Draft Harbor," by James A.

D r i l l i n g Rig Delivered To M a r i n e Drilling Co. By Bethlehem Steel

Marine Drilling Company of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, shipyard recently commissioned a 200-foot mobile offshore drilling vessel. James C. Storm, president of Marine Drilling Company, said this jackup

Scanjet's Tank Cleaning System Reduces Vessel Turnaround Time

Based in Norway, Scanjet is a world-leading supplier of tankcleaning-machines (guns) to the marine market with deliveries to VLCC's, product tankers, chemical tankers, drilling rigs and supply vessels. The machines, which cover the tank surface completely by vertical and .

 
 
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