The economy will experience a boost in the Coos Bay/North Bend, Ore., area soon. John Sweet, director of marketing and sales for Sause Bros., Coos Bay's ocean towing company, says that its new barge-building facility (shown above) is expected to be finished by mid-year.
South Korea is the latest nation to land an order for the building of the ship type known as the pure car/ truck carrier (PC/TC). Daewoo Shipbuilding, one of Korea's newest and most versatile yards, has entered the growing car carrier building market with an order for construction of two 5,
—Literature Available Ingersoll-Rand Company, Charlotte, N.C., recently introduced the new X-FLO compressor that is said to represent a major advancement in impeller technology. X-FLO's impeller design makes high-speed rotation possible, without
AMCA International Corporation recently announced the formation of a new Marine Division to serve the offshore construction industry. Appointed president of the Marine Division is Peter J. Gwyn who has had extensive experience in marine construction.
Federal Barge Lines, Inc., St. Louis, has announced the following promotions and management changes: John F. Lynch, president and chief executive officer; Thomas F. Maloney, senior vice president-sales; Robert A. Labdon, senior vice president-operations ; and Richard D.
A. R. Larsen Company, Inc. of Redmond, Wash., a provider of galley equipment, design and custom fabrication in the Northwest, has expanded its capabilities to include complete standard and custom galley services to the marine industry. Since 1985, A.
—Literature Available Valmet's Shipbuilding Group recently established a new engineering affiliate in Calgary, Canada, providing engineering services for Arctic marine and offshore projects mainly in Canada and the U.S. The founding partners besides Valmet are Arno Keinonen, D.
The Coast Guard recently conducted a draft Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) of the proposal it made to implement the requirement of double hulls in OPA 90. The study found that the costs of double hulls, double bottoms, double sides, and smaller tanks would cost the operator more,
Newport News Shipbuilding recently made the following organizational changes to put proper priority on projects and to broaden responsibilities of key managers within the company. The position of vice presidentconstruction and repair, formerly held by L.
Saint John Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company, Ltd., in New Brunswick, Canada, has chosen AUTOKON and AUTOFIT as its CAD/CAM systems for carrying out the big Canadian Navy Frigate Program contract. The Saint John yard has been awarded prime contractor responsibility for the detailed design,