On December 12, 1973, the first of a series of 43,300-deadweight-ton bulk carriers, the Althea, was launched at Eleusis Shipyards S.A. This is the biggest ship ever built in Greece. Eleusis Shipyards commenced operations in August 1969, and since then the yard has progressed rapidly.
Iowa Marine S h i p y a r d of Keokuk, Iowa, recently delivered the M/V Blanche V to Gibbons Marine of Beardstown, 111. The Blanche is an IM-60 class vessel, 60 feet by 24 feet by 8 feet with an operating draft of 6 feet. She is powered by twin Cummins
More than 600 Navy Leaguers from around the world will be in New York City from June 28 to July 2, 2002, attending the organization's national convention and celebrating the Centennial of the Navy League of the United States (NLUS). The Navy League
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.
Chromalloy American Corporation, St. Louis, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Flowers Marine Group, Inc., a privately held barge company, from its founder, J. Russell Flowers, for approximately $15 million. Approximately 70 percent of the purchase price was paid with 400,
Richard J. Quegan has been appointed general manager in charge of the marine department of Texaco Inc., it was recently announced by John K. McKinley, chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Quegan will continue to be located at Texaco's offices at Harrison, N.
Rear Adm. A.E. Henn, chief of the Coast Guard's office of marine safety and environmental protection, recently told an oil industry conference that agency and international regulations will eliminate poorly maintained oil tankers and their operators
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., has promoted and/or assigned new responsibilities to the following members of its management team. Mike Ellis has been promoted to executive vice president and COO of the company. Ellis joined Bollinger in 1998 as CFO
The Glacier Metal Company Limited of Middlesex, England, was founded by a U.S. citizen over 75 years ago. During the intervening period, the firm has become one of the world's leaders in plain bearing technology, and manufactures bearings and
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