Crowley Marine Services' Energy and Marine Services business unit has successfully moved the 312-ft. (9.5-m) square concrete island drilling structure Orlan from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Sovietskaya Gavan in the Russian Far East for Sakhalin 1 Project operator.
Todd S h i p y a r d s Corporation has been awarded a $276-million contract to build three more FFG- 7 class g u i d e d - m i s s i l e frigates (FFG-51, 52, and 54) for the U.S. Navy. Two will be constructed by the Los Angeles Division in San Pedro
In line with expectations, 2002 turned out highly successful for the ASRY ship repair yard in Bahrain, which repaired approximately 95 vessels — ranging from ULCC's and chemical carriers — to offshore drill rigs and diving support vessels. Thus
Burrard Yarrows Corporation of Vancouver, Canada's largest ship repairer, has won an 11- million Canadian-dollar contract to carry out a modernization refit on the frigate HMCS Mackenzie. This is the first time a major refit of a Canadian warship
The guided missile frigate Nicholas (FFG- 47) was launched recently at Bath Iron Works Corporation, Bath, Maine. Former Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Leonard F. Chapman Jr., was the principal speaker. Mrs. Edward B. Try on, great-greatgreat- granddaughter of the ship's namesake,