Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered the San Jose Island and the Breton Island, two identical supply vessels, to their owner, Arthur Levy Enterprises, Inc., New Orleans. Each vessel has an overall length of 185 feet, a 40-foot beam,
An Australian naval architect has designed a fast, short-haul containership of nearly 1,600 tons which has a crew of only five men. He is Warwick Hood of Sydney, who said the ship, equipped with the latest technological aids, could be managed by a crew of only two.
Carl B. Hakenjos, vice president of William-McWilliams Co., Inc. in New Orleans, La., was elected president of the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Branch of the Associated General Contractors of America, Inc. at its recent annual meeting at the Monteleone Hotel in New Orleans.
The American Independence, the second supertanker built by- Bethlehem Steel Corporation for Gulf Oil Corporation, was christened October 18, 1977, at the steel company's Sparrows Point Yard. Mrs. James E. Lee, wife of Gulf's president, christened
The Los Angeles Division of Todd Shipyards Corporation has been awarded a $33-million fixed-price contract by Matson Navigation Company, San Francisco, Calif., to convert and expand the RO/RO trailership Matsonia into a combination lift-on/lift-off container and RO/RO trailer carrier.
U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Administrator Stanford E. Parris announced that the maximum vessel length to transit the St. Lawrence Seaway and its 15 locks has been increased from 730 (222.5 m) to 740 ft.(225.5m)—the first
Navire Cargo Gear (NCG) has announced receipt of a large order for angled stern ramps from the People's Republic of China. Involved are 11 new ro/ro vessels now under construction at several Japanese shipyards, with all ships scheduled for delivery during 1980.
— L i t e r a t u r e O f f e r ed Lima Electric Company announced the availability of a new line of single phase alternators for marine and industrial service. Designed in the compact 282 frame, the new design provides superior single phase electrical
Resolution A. 160 of the Inter- Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) recommends to governments that they ensure that the master and officers of commercial ships have readily available on the bridge all necessary data concerning
Simrad, Inc., headquartered in Seattle, Wash., has announced the establishment of a branch office in the New York metropolitan area, which has been created in order to more efficiently promote Simrad products in the Eastern portion of the U.S.