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,
T. Canonie Jr., president and chief executive officer of The Canonie Companies, Inc., announces the formation of a new subsidiary, Canonie-Bultema Pacific Corporation. S p e c i f i c a l ly formed to handle the West Coast operation of The Canonie Companies,
Fritz K. Weimann has been appointed manager of long-range planning and product development, according to Skagit Corporation's director of marketing, George B. Klos. Mr. Weimann will be responsible for long-range planning with emphasis on new products,
Union Marine Transport Company, a shipping joint venture for transporting bulk chemicals, has been established by Union Carbide Corporation and Marine Transport Lines, Inc., it was recently announced by the two parent companies. According to James H.
A.C. LiCausi, Inc., a marine and industrial boiler consultant firm serving the maritime and industrial boiler user, has been formed in New Orleans, La., by A.C. LiCausi, president of the firm. A 1951 graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, Mr.
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
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,
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.
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.
Two new CN Marine icebreaking ferries are being fitted with advanced ultraviolet water purification systems that will provide pure potable water without the use of chlorine or other harsh, expensive chemicals. Orders have been received by Puroflow Marine Corporation of Newport News, Va.