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American-Flag Ship Operators Call For Policy That Works

Calling for a "national shipping policy that really works," the Council of American-Flag Ship Operators (CASO) has issued a strong statement supporting most of the provisions of H.R.11422, House Merchant Marine Committee Chairman John M. Murphy's bill

 

New Crew/Supply Vessel 'Audrey' Powered By Four MTU Diesels

Several years ago, naval architect Peter W. Sachse, owner of PSO Marine Transport, Inc. of Houston, foresaw a need for faster, better-designed crew/supply boats to serve the growing offshore oil industry. In 1977 he introduced just such a vessel,

U.S. NAVY SHIP MAINTENANCE AND MODERNIZATION

Each quarter IMA prepares an update on developments in the Navy ship maintenance and modernization market. This article is an excerpt from the most recent update prepared exclusively for publication only in Maritime Reporter. FY 1987 Budget Request The President's budget requests $6.

Newport News Shipbuilding Launches Nuclear Submarine

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.

Navy Awards EAC A Contract To Inspect Carrier Fleet Equipment

E n e r g y Audit Corporation, Montclair, N.J., an infrared scanning inspection company, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to perform infrared electrical and mechanical equipment inspections on all of the aircraft carriers in the United States fleet.

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

Container Market Pauses

Early last year, "experts" were warning of a prolonged slump in the box trades, fueled by reckless over-ordering by irresponsible carriers and shipbuilders offering special deals on price. Howe Robinson's Container Index had sunk to a low point

B&W To Build 84,000-Dwt Products Carrier

A Norwegian consortium recently confirmed a contract for a new 84,000-dwt products carrier to be built by Burmeister & Wain's Copenhagen shipyard. Also agreed on was an option for a second vessel, with both carriers eventually entering service

Great Ships of the Year

Name Tempera Type Double Acting Tanker (DAT) Owner Fortum Built Sumitomo Heavy Ind. Kvaerner Masa-Yards is well renowned for its ship and ship's equipment ice breaking technology. Upon visiting Finland on a recent excursion and enjoying winter in November, it's easy to see why.

World And U.S. Bulk Shipping

For the first time, H.P. Drewry (Shipping Consultants) Limited will hold seminars in the United States, at which time the firm's directors will share with U.S. maritime executives their expertise and worldwide knowledge. In order to tailor the seminars to the needs of the U.

 
 
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