The first of five 20,000-dwt Arctic multipurpose ships contracted by V/O Sudoimport of Moscow for the Soviet Far East Shipping Company was delivered recently by Valmet Corporation, Helsinki Shipyard, Finland, about three months ahead of the contracted delivery time.
A & P Appledore Limited and Det norske Veritas have signed a joint contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Heavy Machinery Limited, part of one of Korea's largest industrial trading groups, to provide operational and completion assistance for their major and unique shipbuilding complex,
In a recent speech before the New York Rotary Club, Neil Windsor, Minister of Development for Newfoundland, described some developments representing $93 million in new maritime-related investments in his Canadian province. Mr. Windsor, whose province
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.
—Literature Available Total Transportation Systems, Inc. of Newport News, Va., recently announced the acquisition of Kenmark Industries of Santa Barbara, Calif. Kenmark will become a separate operating subsidiary of TTS, and will continue in its
Charles M. Aker, vice president and general manager for Omnithruster Inc., has announced the award of a contract from Industrie Navali Meccaniche Affini S.P.A. (INMA), La Spezia, Italy, for Omnithruster maneuvering and slow-speed propulsion systems for
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,
Marathon LeTourneau Offshore Company licensee, Euroasia Shipyard Company Limited, Hong Kong, has signed a contract with Construction & Marine Services Company (S.A.K.), Kuwait, for construction of a Class 116-C self-elevating mobile offshore jackup drilling unit.
Tenn-Tom Towing, Inc., 25 North Section Street, Fairhope, Ala., has applied for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of two steel oil barges and two oil screw towboats. The vessels will be operated in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
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