Mamo II Joins Dillingham Fleet In Hawaii

Christening and blessing cer- emonies for the new, 2,250- horsepower, harbor-assist tugboat Mamo II were recently conducted at Pier 19, Honolulu, Hawaii, by officials of Dillingham Maritime- Pacific Division, Dillingham Corporation's Hawaii maritime company.


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.

Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Point Lays Keel For $78-Million Farrell Lines Containership

Bethlehem Steel Corporation laid the keel for a 27,340-deadweight- ton containership for Farrell Lines at its Sparrows Point, Baltimore, Md., shipyard on November 9, and for the first time in more than five years began to build a ship on the inclined ways.

Shipyard Conference Honors Past Chairmen McKay And Pirozzolo

Two past chairmen of the American Waterways Shipyard Conference (AWSC) have been honored for their service to the shipyard industry. At a recent AWSC meeting in Houston, John F. McKay and Jack O. Pirozzolo were each presented a mounted brass ship's clock commemorating their service.

Marathon Licensee To Build Third Jackup Rig

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.

Shipconstructor Chosen as Standard

Albacore Research's (ARL) ShipConstructor software was named design software-of-choice under the Second-Tier Shipyard Design Enhancement Program, which was granted funding under the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) Advanced Shipbuilding Enterprise initiative.

Taubler And Mullahy Promoted At Delaware Marine & Mfg. Co.

Paul A. Taubler has been elected a vice president of Ocean Technology, Inc. of Milford, Del., the parent firm of Delaware Marine & Manufacturing Co. Mr. Taubler joined the engineering department of Delaware Marine in 1975 as a draftsman and became chief of engineering in 1978.

Navy Awards NASSCO $14 Million For Overhaul Of Tank Landing Ship

National Steel and Shipbuilding Company of San Diego (NASSCO) has announced that a contract option for approximately $14 million has been exercised by the U.S. Navy for the regular overhaul of the tank landing ship USS Bristol County (LST- 1198).

Great Ships of the Year

Name Tempera Type Double Acting Tanker (DAT) Owner Fortum Built Sumitomo Heavy Ind. Kvaerner Masa-Yards is well renowned for its ship and ship's equipment ice breaking technology. Upon visiting Finland on a recent excursion and enjoying winter in November, it's easy to see why.

Tenn-Tom Towing Asks Title XI For Barges And Towboats

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

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