Shipyards- USA and Canada

Devoe Marine Announces Management Appointments

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


Shaver Transportation Acquires Big Towboat "Cascades'

Expanding demand for grain movement from Idaho, eastern Oregon and eastern Washington prompted the a c q u i s i t i o n by Shaver Transportation Company of its 13th vessel, the Cascades (shown above). The big towboat recently began service between Lewiston, Idaho, and Portland, Ore.

T-Torque's Drive System Available To Boat Builders, High-Speed Enthusiasts

T-Torque Drive System, Inc. recently announced that its drive system is now available to all boat builders and high-speed enthusiasts. This system was originally developed for the Tempest 44-foot high-speed diesel-powered craft and later modified to accommodate any size vessel.

Winthrop A. Wyman Named Executive Vice President Gulf Marine Management

Winthrop A. Wyman has been appointed executive vice president of Gulf Marine Management Company and general managermarine transportation for Gulf Trading and Transportation Company. He had been vice presidenttrading and transportation for AGRICO, Inc.

Bauer Industries Completes Excursion Boat Interior Design

The John James Audubon, formerly the Bayou Jean Lafitte, has undergone a complete interior renovation designed by Bauer Interiors, Inc., New Orleans, La. The 125-foot excursion vessel, owned and operated by The New Orleans Steamboat Company, will

Officials Cited For Safety Presentations

The Marine Section, National Safety Council, has cited 11 leaders in maritime accident prevention for outstanding presentations on issues of safety and programs for promoting the health of industry workers in the United States. Capt. Lars N. Pedersen,

Great Lakes Dredge Buys Barker Boys Creek Towing

In a move that both diversifies and broadens its offerings in the maritime arena, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has purchased the assets and contracts of Barker Boys Creek Towing of West Nyack, N.Y., it was recently announced. "The business unit

American Ship Receives $20 Million In Contracts For Conversion, Barges

The American Ship Building Company has received a group of contracts totaling approximately $20 million for the conversion of a Great Lakes bulk carrier and construction of several types of barges. First of the contracts is with Cleveland-Cliffs

Cost Estimating: A Crucial Tool for Planning

Remember when you had your first job and you saw something that you really needed to have, let's say it was a car. You asked your parents' opinion about you purchasing it and I'm sure the first thing they wanted to know was what is the purchase

Wynholds Company Will Provide Computer Systems For Maersk Line Ships

The Hans W. Wynholds Company (HWW) of Cupertino, Calif., recently signed its third major maritime contract—a multi-year project with Maersk Line, Ltd. of New York—to provide computer hardware, software, documentation, training, and support for both shipboard and shoreside applications.

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