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,
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.
Baldt Incorporated has announced the immediate availability of a four-page, two-color "Engineering Innovations" technical bulletin (#002) that details the Baldt Moor-Free Rapid Release System. This sophisticated computer assisted system allows rig
River Services, Inc. (RSI) of 01- ney, Md., recently announced an ice forecast service for many navigable rivers in the northern U.S. RSI plans to utilize an ice prediction model that couples the hydraulics and thermal aspects of rivers. The computerized
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.
Frank L. Beier Radio, Inc. has added certified magnetic compass repair and calibration to the services offered its customers. Literature is available describing the only certified service available on the Gulf Coast. Certification is available
A $10.6-million expansion program by Bay-Houston Towing Company was announced by W.D. Haden II, chairman of the board, as he disclosed the signing of contracts for four new tugs and option on an additional two vessels. One tug, the 4,200-hp Captain W.