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Second French Cargo Vessel Delivered At Sorel

Marine Industries Limited shipyards at Sorel, Quebec, was recently the scene of the christening and delivery of the 15,600-ton cargo vessel Creuse, second of five multipurpose containerships to be built for the Societe Navale Chargeurs Delmas-Vieljeux,

 

Newport News Signs Letter Of Intent To Build 600,000-DWT Nuclear-Propelled Tankers

The largest shipyard in the United States has signed a letter of intent which could lead to construction of the world's largest nuclear-powered commercial vessels. Tenneco's Newport News Shipbuilding and Ravi N. Tikkoo, chairman of the board of Globtik Tankers U.

H.E. Engelbrecht Acquires Lexington Transport Corp. —Opens New Offices

Capt. Henry E. Engelbrecht, formerly vice president in charge of operations for the United Tanker Group, has acquired Lexington Transport Corporation. Sinnan Pu and Capt. Nick Ni, also formerly of United Tanker, have joined Lexington in the capacities of

Oosterhuis Industries Supplies American Brons Diesel Engines To Five New Offshore Tugs Ship Buying Spree

Five new offshore tugs recently delivered by U.S. shipyards were equipped with American Brons diesel engines from Oosterhuis Industries, Inc. of New Orleans, La. Oosterhuis is the American distributor for Brons and American Brons diesel engines.

Sixth International LNG Conference Invites Proposals For Papers

The Programme Committee for the Sixth International Conference on Liquefied Natural Gas to be held in Kyoto, Japan, April 6- 11, 1980, invites proposals for papers. The main themes of the five-day conference, which also includes parallel Workshop Sessions and an Exhibition,

Levingston To Build $45-Million Jackup Rig For Noble Drilling Corp

Ed Paden, president of Levingston Shipbuilding Company of Orange, Texas, has announced plans to build a second Levingston Class 111-C jackup drilling rig f o r Noble Drilling Corporation of Ardmore, Okla. Noble Drilling, a leading domestic drilling contracting firm formed in 1921,

Construction Underway On ACL's Five 36,000-Dwt "Leader Ships"

Construction of Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) "Leaderships" has progressed past the first major milestone, according to Otto I.M. Porton, president, ACL-USA. Shipyards in Sweden, the U.K., and France began building five RO/RO-containerships early this year.

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.

Bethlehem Yard Receives $1.9-Million Contract To Repair RRF Reefer

David Watson, general manager of Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point yard, recently announced the receipt of a $1.9-million contract for work on the S.S. Cape Alava, a ship assigned to the Ready Reserve Force (RRF). Mr. Watson stated

CF Industries Names R.A. Wilson To Head Transportation Group

CF Industries, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of basic chemical fertilizers, has named Richard A. Wilson to head its newly formed transportation management group. According to a statement by D.V. Borst, executive vice president and general manager,

 
 
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