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.
At the recent 93rd Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, honors in the form of medals, prizes, and certificates were presented to a number of members and others during ceremonies at the New York Hilton Hotel. The four top awards,
With the recent addition of the 418-ton island house assembly, Newport News Shipbuilding completed the final construction superlift for the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt (CVN- 71). The 1,092-foot ship is coming together in time for her scheduled
Newport News Shipbuilding of Newport News, Va., made history recently when it successfully lifted an 890-metric-ton assembly onto the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 70), under construction at the shipyard. The assembly, weighing as much as 630 standard size American automobiles,
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.
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.
Burmeister & Wain Shipyard, Copenhagen, formerly a division of the B&W Group, has now become a limited company in its own right, having a share capital of 80-million Danish kroner and a net capital of 112-miIlion Danish kroner. To supplement this,
Gerald W. Bush, Boston's commerce and manpower director, has announced that a newly formed corporation headed by a former General Dynamics executive is seeking to acquire the facilities of the Boston Naval Shipyard and the South Boston Naval Annex
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
A growth in the demand for chemical tankers is possible dur- ing the next few years if the large number of export-oriented petrochemical projects now under construction come on stream as expected. A report from Drewry Shipping Consultants Ltd.