As the first in a series of planned improvements, a new 160-foot drydock (shown above) has been launched at the National Marine Service shipyard in Harvey, La. Located at the junction of the Harvey and Algiers Canals, the yard, formerly known as the Wall Shipyard,
A recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego initiated construction of a 126-foot midbody section for the first of three roll-on/roll-off (RO/ RO) ships that are being converted into Maritime Pre-Positioning Ships for charter to the U.
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
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.
USS Ticonderoga (CG-47), lead ship in the most powerful class of guided missile cruisers ever built for the U.S. Navy, was commissioned recently at Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries, Pascagoula, Miss. Secretary of Defense Caspar W.
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
American President Lines has named Capt. E.J. McClafferty as managing director- Southwest region. Concurrently, the company announces the appointment of Nassef Z. Kourey as director of marketing-Southwest region. A 16-year veteran of terminal, traffic and vessel operations management at APL,
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
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
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.