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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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,
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