Pods for a rising market

The design and operating benefits conferred by podded electric drives are finding increasing favor throughout the industry, as manifested in the growing application list involving cruise ships. icebreakers, offshore vessels, specialized tankers,


Eisenbiegler And Rippy Named Presidents Of Two Sun Subsidiaries

Sun Trading & Marine Transport, Inc. (S.T.M.T.), 200 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, Pa. 19087, an operating unit of Sun Company, has named presidents of two of its subsidiaries. Frederick P. Eisenbiegler, bulk ship product group vice president for

Gotaas-Larsen Forms New LNG Marketing Unit

Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corp., a subsidiary of IU International Corp., 1500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, has announced the formation of Gotaas-Larsen LNG, Inc. The new company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corp.

$2-Million Contract To Overhaul U.S.-Flag Tanker Awarded Maryland Shpblg

The Maryland Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Baltimore, Md., recently was awarded a $2-million contract to perform a major overhaul of the Washington Trader. The 40,000-dwt U.S.-flag tanker is owned by the American Trading Transportation Co. of Baltimore, Md.

Exxon ULCCs Receive S t a n w i c k M a i n t e n a n ce A n d Inventory Services

The Stanwick merchant ship maintenance system will be installed on four of the largest ships in the world, according to Robert Apple, president of The Stanwick Company Division of The Stanwick C o r p o r a t i o n , Washington, D.C. Exxon International

French Group Purchases Marine Structure Firm

O w n e r s h i p of EMH (Entreprise d'Equipements Mecaniques et Hydrauliques), Paris, a wellknown builder of offshore structures for the oil and gas industry, has been acquired by a threecompany French group. According to Jean Alleaume, EMH president,

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