Keppel to Deliver Maersk Rig Early

Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M) will deliver a new generation semi-submersible rig to Maersk Contractors in mid August 2003 - two weeks ahead of schedule. The rig was named Lider in a ceremony that was held at Caspian Shipyard Company (CSC) in Baku, Azerbaijan.


SNAME Los Angeles Section Hears Paper On Noise Control

Some 45 members and guests of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers gathered aboard the Princess Louise for a recent meeting. The evening's paper, titled "Shipboard Noise," was presented by Dr.


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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.

Burrard Yarrows Announces Two Senior Appointments

Burrard Yarrows Corporation of Vancouver, Canada, recently announced two new senior appointments. Dennis Hall has been appointed director of technical services covering both BYC's Vancouver and Victoria divisions. Roland Webb has been named superintendent,

George Panitz Journalist/NYSA Executive

George Panitz, a vice president of public relations for the New York Shipping Association, Inc., and a former maritime editor with the New York Journal of Commerce, died at his home in Brooklyn recently at the age of 65. A native of the Bronx, Mr.

Radio-Holland USA, B.V. Automates Coastal Station WLO's Radiotelex Service

Radio-Holland USA, B.V. recently announced that Mobile Marine Radio, Inc., owners/operators of Coastal Station WLO Radio, North America, has awarded Radio-Holland USA, B.V., in Houston, and Thrane & Thrane A/S in Denmark the contract to supply

$C11-Million Naval Order To Burrard Yarrows Corp

Burrard Yarrows Corporation of Vancouver, Canada's largest ship repairer, has won an 11- million Canadian-dollar contract to carry out a modernization refit on the frigate HMCS Mackenzie. This is the first time a major refit of a Canadian warship

Exxon International Awards Maintenance Contract To Stanwick

The Stanwick Company, a division of The Stanwick Corporation, has been awarded a contract by Exxon International Company to furnish shipboard maintenance and inventory control systems for ships of the Esso Everett-class, c o m p r i s e d of four 37,000-dwt diesel-driven tankers.

Blount Marine To Build Another New York-Class Harbor Cruise Vessel

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

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