Devoe Marine Coatings Co., Louisville, Ky., one of the largest manufacturers of high quality coatings, recently announced the following management appointments. William Mitchell has been appointed vice president, Eastern region. Mr. Mitchell is responsible
First Coast S h i p b u i l d i ng Constructing $ 1 2 - M i l l i on Luxury Y a c h t For C l i p p e r Cruise
Clipper Cruise Line recently announced that construction of its Yorktown Clipper is proceeding on schedule, with service slated to begin in March 1988. After being launched in November, the luxury yacht is being outfitted for an early March christening.
According to Bob Steeber, Columbian Bronze Corporation's director of sales, the propellers now manufactured of CF-3 stainless steel alloy have the strength required to allow "fine-tuning" for maximum performance. The CF-3 does not yield under load or flex out of pitch,
The Atlanta (SSN 712), shown above, the 31st nuclear-powered submarine to be built by Newport News Shipbuilding, was launched during recent ceremonies at the shipyard. U.S. Senator Sam Nunn of Georgia was the principal speaker. His wife, Colleen, was the ship's sponsor.
General Electric Credit Corporation (GECC) announced it has acquired for $89,980,000 the 165,- 000-dwt Thompson Pass, a new crude carrier to transport Alaska oil to the U.S. The vessel will be time chartered to SPC Shipping, Inc., a Simplicity
Nippon Steel Corp. of Japan has announced the completion of a 2,820-metric-ton floating tanker berth to be installed at the terminus for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline in Valdez, Alaska. The floating berth will be used for the No. 1 berth in Port Valdez,
A contract has been awarded by Phillips Petroleum Exploration U.K., Ltd. to Equipments Mecaniques et Hydrauliques (E.M.H.) for the design, supply and installation of an articulated loading column (ALC) for offshore tanker mooring and crude oil loading in the Maureen Field of the North Sea.
Certain sizes of ships, both bulk carriers and tankers, are usually under-priced by the ship resale market, according to a new study compiled by a New York maritime consulting firm. Shipping Intelligence, Inc., publishers of The Ship Sale Monitor and The Period Time Charter Monitor,
A joint venture between Snamprogetti and IMODCO, a unit of AMCA International based in the United States, has been awarded a contract by AGIP S.p.A., on a turnkey lump sum basis for a deepwater floating production storage and offloading terminal (FPSO).
"Tanker Supply, Demand and Profitability to 1996" analyzes recent chartering trends, from 1985 to 1991, and examines the operating profitability of various tankers during the period. Forecast spot and time-charter freight rates are presented, from 1992 to 1996,