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Largest U.S.-Built Hopper Dredge Launched At Avondale Shipyards

The largest hopper dredge ever built in the United States — the Stuyvesant — was launched at Avondale S h i p y a r d s recently. The oceangoing dredge is owned by Stuyvesant Dredging Co., a partnership formed by the subsidiaries of Zapata Corp.

 

A Legacy Spanning Three Generations

Mention M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc. (MR&S), to anyone who has been involved with the marine industry since the mid-20th Century and one would think of the naval architecture and marine engineering firm that has held court from its homebase in New York City since just after the heydays of WWII.

American Steamship Company Elects Three Executives To Vice Presidential Posts

C.T. Shen, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, and Thomas W. Burke, president and chief operating officer of American Steamship Company, a subsidiary of GATX Corporation, have announced the election of three executives, Louis E.

When the Clock Strikes Midnight

Coast Guard Atlantic Area includes five Coast Guard Districts spanning 14 million square miles and involves 30,000 personnel. Captain John E. Schrinner discusses his philosophy on making it run smoothly. When the clock strikes midnight June 30, 2004,

Norshipco Reactivates Mothballed Cargo Ship In Less Than Six Days

Norshipco, Norfolk, Va., has demonstrated that a 35-year-old cargo vessel, out of service for more than a decade, can be taken from mothballs and reactivated in less than six days. In a recent national defense readiness exercise, Norshipco — Norfolk

Keeping Machinery Spaces Safe

Fire in the engineroom is one of the largest causes of ship casualties around the world, a fact highlighted in a recent Salvage Association annual review. Finland's Marioff Oy — a well-regarded supplier of fire suppression systems — now offers

D r i l l i n g Rig Delivered To M a r i n e Drilling Co. By Bethlehem Steel

Marine Drilling Company of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, shipyard recently commissioned a 200-foot mobile offshore drilling vessel. James C. Storm, president of Marine Drilling Company, said this jackup

Thordon Makes Inroads With COMPAC Shaft Bearing

Thordon Bearings has supplied its COMPAC water lubricated propeller shaft bearing systems for various commercial newbuild and conversion vessels. Known as the company's high performance water lubricated bearing system for blue water operation, COMPAC

Halter Receives Outstanding Rating From U.S. Navy

Friede Goldman Halter's marine segment received an outstanding rating for the completion of the USNS Mary Sears sea trials. Rear Adm. William Schmidt of Insurv and U.S. Navy captain Philip Johnson of Supships Pascagoula participated in the trials along with personnel from the U.

Floating Drydock Topic At Fall Meeting Of SNAME Gulf Section

The fall meeting of the Gulf Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held recently in Mobile, Ala. The afternoon technical session papers presented were: " A 20,- 000-Ton-Lift F l o a t i n g Drydock f o r a Shallow-Draft Harbor," by James A.

 
 
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