Salzgitter • Kocks • Bulk Systems of Pittsburgh, Pa., recently received a contract to design, supply, and install a new multicommodity bulk ship loader for the port of Houston Authority, Houston, Texas. The ship loader will have box construction for the gantry and boom.
Miami Diver has led the devel- opment of a unique universal steel habitat to efficiently carry out underwater repairs on almost any ship. In July 1999. a leading cruise ship operator approached Miami Diver Inc. with a damaged lip type stern seal on one of its vessels.
Valmet Automation a.s. in Norway recently received an order for eight Damatic marine automation systems to be delivered to the Yugoslav shipyards Split and Uljanic. These systems include monitoring as well as control functions of the propulsion machinery and electrical power station,
The appointment of John B. Goode as operations manager for Prudential Lines in southern California was announced by Capt. M.H.K. Aschemeyer, general manager for the company's Pacific Southwest region. Working from Prudential's southern California offices at 444 West Ocean Boulevard,
Norwegian Caribbean Lines, the Norwegian-owned cruise ship operation based in Miami, has acquired Royal Viking Line Inc. of San Francisco (also Norwegian-owned) in a deal valued at nearly $240 million. Under the agreement, Norwegian Caribbean will pay $86.
Within a recent one-week period, General Dynamics Corporation accepted two conditional orders f o r six liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers at a total cost of more than $1 billion. Three of the ships were ordered by Zapata Western LNG Inc., a subsidiary of Zapata Corporation of Houston.
Stockholders overwhelmingly approved changing the name of Moore and McCormack Co., Inc. (listed NYSE, Pacific Coast) to Moore McCormack Resources, Inc. at a special meeting held at the company's new headquarters, One Landmark Square, Stamford, Conn.
The Hamburg yard of Blohm + Voss in West Germany has received an order from Sundance Cruises of Seattle valued at some $3.4 million for renovations to the 26,747-grt liner Scandinavia. Sundance, a consortium of the MacDonald Corporation of Seattle,
Raymond International of Delaware, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond International Inc., 2801 South Post Oak Road, P.O. Box 22718, Houston, Texas 77027, has been awarded a contract for over $11 million in conjunction with the expansion of the Port of Warri, Nigeria.
The Maritime Administration has approved in principle the application by Global Marine Deepwater Drilling, Inc., Los Angeles, for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of three jackup drilling rigs. Global Marine has not yet