Hitachi Zosen and an affiliated yard recently completed two ships for Liberian owners. Hitachi's Maizuru yard delivered the 27,916-dwt bulk carrier O Sole Mio to Stellar Shipping Corporation. She is designed to carry grain and/or lumber, as well as heavy cargoes like steel coils.
The 68,082-dwt bulk carrier Century Progress was delivered recently by the Tamano Works of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company, Ltd. to Kohoi Shipping Company of Hong Kong. Built to Lloyd's Register of Shipping classification, the new bulker has an overall length of 730.
The first five shrimping boats of a 20-vessel contract have been delivered to the Guyana Government- owned Guyana Fishing Company, Ltd., by Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Company, Inc., of Mobile, Ala. The initial deliveries were made recently
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
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
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,
Atlantic Container Line's British s h a r e h o l d e r , the Cunard Steam-Ship Company, reached agreement recently with British Shipbuilders to build a new ship at Swan Hunter Shipyard of Newcastle for delivery in the first half of 1984. The
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.
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.