Avondale Shipyards recently launched the Eagle I, one of the largest split-hull hopper dredges in the world, for Eagle Dredging Corporation of New Orleans. The unique vessel is being constructed at a cost of more than $30 million, according to J.
Christening c e r e m o n i e s were held recently at Avondale Shipyards, Inc., for the Oxy Grower, a 57,000-dwt t u g - b a r g e combination vessel built by Avondale Shipyards for a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation. The Oxy Grower
Schottel of America, Inc. has announced the signing of two contracts with A s t i l l e r o s Unidos, S.A. of Mexico City (the government- owned shipbuilding group), for the design of six 22-meter Schottel Tractor Tugs, as well as the supply of
Capt. Arvid Lingaas has been appointed senior vice president for cruise operations for Holland America Line. The announcement was made by Kirk Lanterman, president and chief operating officer of the Seattle-based cruise and travel company. Captain
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 .
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,
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company, Ltd. (MESCO) was recently awarded orders for a semisubmersible type and a jackup type offshore oil drilling rig, as well as a semisubmersible offshore accommodation platform. The order for the semisubmersible oil drilling rig was received,
How can 18 tank cleaning machines for crude oil washing be permanently retrofitted onboard a 101,500-dwt ore/bulk/oil carrier when its decks have too many hatches to use sheerlegs and the sea is too rough to use a floating crane? The superintendent
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.
The names of the principal officers of Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company, the company that has acquired the assets of Sun Ship, Inc., have been announced. Ned Marandino has been appointed president of Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company. Mr. Marandino was