Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., recently delivered the S/S Matsonia, marking the completion of a nine-month trailership construction program that was the fastest in the shipyard's history. The keel for the Matsonia was laid on March 15,
The M/V Arctic is an unusual ship with a historic role to play in the development of the Canadian Arctic. For the first time in Canada, and quite possibly in the world, an icebreaking cargo vessel has been built to travel through ice up to 2
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
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.
Twenty-seven maritime executives from six countries were elected Members of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) at the semiannual meeting of the international ship classification society held in New York City on September 19. This brings to 406 the number of ABS Members.