The new research vessel, delivered to Old Dominion University's Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, is expected to commence a growing trend in research boat design — toward smaller, faster and more versatile
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers gathered for a recent meeting aboard the converted cruise ship Princess Louise berthed in Los Angeles Harbor. The subject of the e v e n i n g ' s technical paper,
In late 1984, Western Oceanic of Houston, Texas sought bids for the transport of their rig, Western Pacesetter II, and support cargo from Falmouth, U.K. to Sabine Pass, Texas. The Western Pacesetter II is a large semisubmersible offshore drill rig which was scheduled for overhaul in the U.
Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., announced the delivery of the 150-foot by 35- foot Star of Chicago to Star Line Corporation of East Lansing, Mich. The Star of Chicago is a Bay Queen style dinner boat with a passenger capacity of 600 and seating for 450 in two dining rooms.
Stolt Tankers And Terminals (Holdings) S.A. recently announced that it will exercise its option to acquire all outstanding shares of Stolt-Nielsen Seaway A/S, a major North Sea marine and subsea contractor. One Stolt Tankers and Terminals (STT) common share will be exchanged for each 0.
The MarAd and Maritime Subsidy Board have agreed to a request from Margate Shipping Co. to extend the subsidizable life of the 38,000-dwt tanker Cherry Valley until February 28, 1997. Without action, the subsidizable life would have expired July 9.
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,
The John James Audubon, formerly the Bayou Jean Lafitte, has undergone a complete interior renovation designed by Bauer Interiors, Inc., New Orleans, La. The 125-foot excursion vessel, owned and operated by The New Orleans Steamboat Company, will
—Catalog Available Puroflow Marine Corporation recently announced that an agreement has been reached with the Marine Division of Sperry Corporation Aerospace and Marine Group for distribution of Puroflow powerline filters in marine markets. According to vice president of marketing C.
Charles E. Carter has been named chief contract administrator at Dillingham Ship Repair, Portland, Ore., according to John Sutherland, vice president and general manager. Formerly senior estimator, ship repair, at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.