A large contingent of the San Diego and San Pedro tuna fishing industry gathered in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., recently to witness the christening and delivery' of the tuna seiner Captain Frank Medina, built for Capt. and Mrs. Joe Medina Jr. of San Diego; and the launching of the Jane for Venatun,
Imagine being able to take something as a simple as a barge, and convert it into a highly sophisticated dynamically positioned vessel. Now, imagine this conversion being done dockside, in the water, in a week's time. Thrustmaster's deck-mounted Portable
Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., has delivered the new M/V Prudence Ferry to the Prudence Island Navigation Company. The ferry took over operations of the previous vessel, the Prudence II, on March 1. The new M/V Prudence Ferry at 64 feet by 35 feet by 4 feet,
The second of a series of 1,200- ton/225-foot seiners being bulit by Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis., splashed into Sturgeon Bay's waters on January 5, 1980, nearly three months ahead of schedule. The Captain Frank Medina (shown above) is owned by the Carolyn M.
Kristiansand Fire Department received a new 32-ft. (9.7-m) Fast Response/Rescue Craft in August 2002, which was built by Innovation AS. The vessel's aluminum hull features three watertight bulkheads, deep V front section and a monohedron V in the aft section,
Federal Commerce and Navigation Ltd., Montreal, Canada, has placed orders with shipyards in South Korea and Belgium for four 138,000-dwt bulk carriers intended for the coal trade. According to Michael Bell, senior vice president, the bulk carriers are being built,
Dravo SteelShip Corporation, Pine Bluff, Ark., has been awarded a contract to design and construct two 85-foot by 30-foot by 10-foot towboats for A&G Transportation Company of Chickasaw, Ala. The towboats are designed with an 8-foot draft and 26-foot eye level.
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, recently completed a twovessel contract for Command Marine, Inc. of Lafayette, La., with the delivery of the supply boat Moorean Command. Now working out of Cameron, La., for Getty Oil Company, the 180-foot by 40-foot vessel carries 6,
A recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego initiated construction of the first in a series of 37,500-dwt diesel-powered product carriers being built by NASSCO for American Tankships, Inc., a subsidiary of Ingram Corporation, New Orleans.
The Worthington Pump Division of McGraw-Edison Company, Mountainside, N.J., has announced receipt of a $7-million order for o f f s h o r e d r i l l i n g platform fire UNSURPASSED ACCURACY FROM NEW DECCA DESIGN T. D. (Time Difference) readouts