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,
Delta Shipyard, a unit of Chromalloy American Corporation, has announced the completion of the M/V Echo, a seismic/utility vessel for Shell Oil Company. Primarily for use in the Gulf of Mexico, the M/V Echo is designed for shallow-water operation with a minimum draft of 5 feet 6 inches.
A joint meeting was held in November at the Fort Meyer Officers' Club by the Chesapeake Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Washington, D.C. Section of the Marine Technology Society. The paper, the National Science
Thomas V. Van Dawark, vice president and general manager of Foss Alaska Line, Seattle, Wash., has been named president, Dillingham Maritime-Ocean Transportation Services Division. The announcement was made by David B. Ballash, Dillingham group vice president-maritime.
Mangone Shipbuilding Company recently delivered the Western Narrows, an ultramodern, geophysical research and survey vessel with SCR (silicon-controlled r e c t i f i e r ) diesel-electric propulsion, to Western Geophysical Company of Houston.
The Ocean Scout, the first semisubmersible oil-well drilling rig to be constructed on the East Coast of the United States was towed from Bethlehem Steel's Fort McHenry shipyard on February 21 to a site below the Chesapeake Bay bridges, where final sections of the drilling derrick were erected.
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.