Campbell Industries of San Diego recently launched another tuna superseiner in its current series. The 1,200-ton-capacity Coopeatun II was built for Cooperativa de Pescadores del Pacifico, R.L. of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, and will be skippered by longtime tunafishing veteran Tim Tafova.
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
A marine navigation seminar, jointly sponsored by Nav-Com Incorporated of North Lindenhurst, Long Island, N.Y., and Simrad, Incorporated of Armonk, N.Y., was attended by representatives of major shipping companies, tanker fleets, tug operations,
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.
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.
A timely exhibition and conference covering the full range of unclassified naval requirements and including the latest in warship design, ship systems and equipment, naval armament and electronics is to take place in Europe, June 6-8, 1978. The
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
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.
Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport. La., has delivered the 145-ft. (44.1 m) supply/ utility boat Wes Bordelon to Bordelon Marine - the first of three nearly identical supply/utility vessels under construction at Bollinger for Bordelon. Like others named after Bordelon family members,