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Innovative Triple-Screw Tugboat Launched By Halter Marine

Jack Edwards, president of Halter Marine, Inc., has announced the recent launching (photo) at its Lockport, La., yard of a highly innovative 140-foot tugboat, first of two under construction for Otto Candies, Inc. of Des Allemands, La. This $5-million vessel,

 

Schaffran Offers Free Literature On Propellers And Shaft Liners

Schaffran Propeller Lehne & Co. of West Germany is offering free literature on the line of propellers and shaft liners produced by the company. The material points out that Schaffran serves the shipbuilding marketing with the following range of

55th Annual PROPELLER CLUB CONVENTION

The 55th Annual Convention of The Propeller Club of the United States, and the concurrent 1981 American Merchant Marine Conference, will be held in Baltimore, Md., on October 14, 15, and 16. Headquarters hotel for the event, which is being hosted by the Propeller Club Port of Baltimore,

Riedel International Announces Key Promotions

Arthur A. Riedel, chairman and chief executive officer of Riedel International Inc., recently announced three key promotions. Jamshed (Jim) Dastur has been named president of Riedel International Constructors, a subsidiary of Riedel International, Inc.

Lloyd's Register Announces Major Changes For 1978

The latest edition of Lloyd's Register of Shipping "Rules and Regulations for the Classification of Ships" will be issued later this year and become effective on January 1, 1978. In addition to the many major technical Rule changes which have been made,

Marathon Manufacturing Adds $61 Million To Drilling Rig Backlog

Marathon Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, has announced that with firm construction contracts negotiated in August f o r four of its offshore jackup drilling rigs, a total of $61 million has been added to its marine construction backlog.

$140-Million Contract To Daewoo Shipbuilding

Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. has placed an order with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Heavy Machinery Ltd. Seoul, Korea, for eight bulk carriers with an option for four more, the shipbuilding company president, Hong, In-Kie reported recently. The U.

GATX Subsidiary Orders Second Coal Carrier From Bay Shipbuilding

American Steamship Company, Buffalo, N.Y., a subsidiary of General American Transportation Corporation (GATX), has ordered construction of a second new Great Lakes coal carrier. The $22-million 770-foot selfunloading motor vessel is scheduled for delivery in 1977.

Ocean Policy Study: Shortchanging Water Transport?

In August 2000, Congress directed the President to appoint a group of experts to study the policy of the United States conwith respect to the oceans and make recommendations for changes. The legislative mandate was broad - covering protection of

Worldwide Tanker Order Book Hits 15-Year High

Double Hulls Account For 28 Percent Of Tanker Orders Despite the fact that oil tanker contracting slowed down considerably last year from the 1990, the tanker order book worldwide is at its highest levels in 15 years, according to the Independent Tanker Owners Association (INTERTANKO).

 
 
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