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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.

 

Graduate Students Present Papers To SNAME New England Section

The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers recently met at Valles Steak House in Newton, Mass., to hear the presentation of two excellent student papers. Forty-five members gathered for the occasion. Following cocktails and dinner,

Bender Delivers First Five Of Twenty Shrimp Boats For Guyana

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

Newport News Lifts 890-Metric-Ton Assembly Onto Carrier Roosevelt -Largest Ever For Naval Vessel

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,

B&W Yard Given Danish Gov't Guarantee For Bulk Carrier Construction

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,

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

Key Promotions At Lockheed Shipbuilding

The past five years in the history of Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company, Seattle, Wash., have been marked by construction of three new submarine tenders for the U.S. Navy and expansion of ship repair capabilities. Concurrent with construction

Surge In Demand Forseen For Chemical Tankers

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.

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

Plans For Five Ships Finalized In ACL Vessel Replacement Program

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

 
 
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