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.
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,
Bring together a highly experienced trawl skipper and one of the world's leading builders of fishing vessels and machinery and you have the makings for an impressive new boat. Such was the case when MARCO Seattle's new North Pacific fishing vessel
National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) delivered the Alaskan Frontier, the first of four Alaska-class double-hull oil tankers being built for BP Oil Shipping Company, USA. Touted as state-of-theart ships and environmentally friendly —
Tidewater Port Jackson Marine of Sydney, New South Wales, have placed an order with Carrington Slipways Pty. Ltd., shipbuilders of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, to build a 197- foot offshore supply vessel. The vessel will be propelled
Hitachi Zosen of Japan recently received an order from Compania Espanola de Petroleos, S.A. (CEPSA) to change the main engine of the 173,266-dwt tanker Valencia from steam turbine to diesel. This is Hitachi's first order for main engine conversion work for a supertanker.
Autocator Controls, a division of T.P. Hudgins & Associates, Inc., of Houston, Texas, has been appointed the exclusive representative f o r Veronesi Separatori of Italy, manufacturers of precision centrifuges for purifying and clarifying oils
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.
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.
The Maritime Administration has announced that American Heavy Lift Shipping Company, P.O. Box 1166, Pittsburgh, Pa., has applied for construction-differential subsidy (CDS) to aid in financing the construction of two heavy-lift roll-on/roll-off (ro/ ro) cargo vessels of approximately 3,