IZAR Shows Its Mettle in the Gas Sector
As the sole shipbuilding organization outside eastern Asia with a current involvement in the construction of large LNG carriers, IZAR is determined to maintain a long-term position in a promising, higher value-added field of the newbuild market.
Schottel Gets Contracts For Six Tractor Tugs
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
Amos Baki Appointed Vice President At Rosenblatt & Son
Lester Rosenblatt, president of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., naval architects and marine engineering firm of New York, recently announced the appointment of Amos Baki to the position of vice president of the corporation. As manager of the Washington area branch in Arlington, Va.
Corpus Christi Bulk-Loading Facility To Be Modernized
The Port Commission of the Port of Corpus Christi (Texas) Authority recently approved funds for modernization of its existing bulk materials dock. The existing facility includes a bucket type unloader that is also used for loading vessels calling at the port.
Fincantieri Awarded Orders For Seven Ships
The Italian State shipbuilder Fin- cantieri recently garnered three contracts for a total of seven sophisticated vessels. These high-value ships account for the greater part of a shipbuilding package awarded to the company since Christmas valued at some $600 million.
Bethlehem Boston Yard 1980 Workload Of 80 Ships Equaled 1979
Business at Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Boston yard during 1980 was about equal' to its 1979 activity, Raymond F. DeVinney, general manager, reported. The yard repaired about 80 ships in 1980, including regular overhaul work on four U.S. Naval vessels.
MESCO Awarded Three Contracts To Build Offshore Equipment
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,
R.W. Thorpe Joins McMullen Associates As Vice President
John J. McMullen Associates, Inc., naval architects, marine engineers, and consultants of New York, has announced that Richard W. Thorpe Jr. has joined the company as vice president-corporate planning and development. He will report directly to George A.
Bath Iron Works Gets Navy Contracts Worth About $15.4 Million
C o n t r a c t s t o t a l i n g approximately $15.4 million have been awarded to Bath Iron Works by the Naval Sea Systems Command for additional work on four guided- missile frigates constructed by the Maine shipbuilding firm, president John F.