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.
Officials of Hongkong United Dockyards Ltd. and Nishimatsu Construction Co. Ltd. have formally signed two contracts covering the development of HUD's new ship repair complex at Tsing Yi Island. The first contract valued at HK$9.9 million covers reclamation work,
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
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.
National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., reported that a contract option for approximately $13 million has been exercised by the U.S. Navy for the regular overhaul of the U.S.S. Cayuga (LST-1186) A contract awarded by the Navy to
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
Cruise International (CI) of Norfolk, Va., operator of the "Spirit" line fleet of seven harbor cruise ships, has announced plans to build five New York-class vessels in the next two years. Two will be built in 1988, and three in 1989. A contract
Northwest Marine Iron Works of Portland, Ore., has been awarded a $2.67-million contract by Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. of Japan for outfitting and testing of the Port of Portland's new drydock #4. The contract award made by IHI was announced by Jim Butler,
Todd Shipyards Corporation has been awarded contracts by the U.S. Navy to build, under the Navy's fiscal 1977 program, an additional five guided-missile frigates, FFG-7 class (See MARITIME REPORTER / Engineering News issue of March 15, 1977). The
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc., Mobile, Ala., has been awarded a $1.292-million contract by the U.S. Navy for the conversion and regular overhaul of YFU-79 (self-propelled harbor utility craft) to HLT-1 (helicopter landing trainer) with redelivery to the Navy in March 1986.