The $43-million highly automated merchant c o n t a i n e r s h ip S S Resolute was delivered to F a r r e l l Lines Incorporated 13 weeks ahead of schedule by Bath Iron Works, a Congoleum Company. The ship's condition was so excellent that it was delivered directly from sea trials,
Hinge-Ship is designed as a multi-functional and convertible vessel, which will help ship owners and operators meet a variety of needs in a safe, efficient and costeffective manner. The following are details of the vessel types designed to date.
The motor vessel William J. De Lancey (shown above), at 1,013.5 feet the longest vessel on the Great Lakes, was christened recently. The vessel was built for The Interlake Steamship Company, which is operated by Pickands Mather & Company, Cleveland.
Three appointments to key staff positions were recently announced by Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA), prominent San Francisco, Calif., firm of naval architects and marine engineers. Henry Berk has been appointed chief electrical engineer.
National Steel and Shipbuilding Com- I pany (NASSCO), a General Dynamics Company, received $2 million for the first phase of an estimated $25 million contract to convert a U.S. Navy Strategic Sealift Program vessel to meet the readiness capabilities of the U.
Det norske Veritas has recently issued the publication "Guidelines and Requirements for Towing Declarations." The increasing number of towing operations now taking place necessitates such guidelines, which are the first of their kind. The publication
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,
The Aker Stord subsidiary of the Aker Maritime group has been awarded the main contract for the new platform for Statoil's Kristin development in the Norwegian Sea. Worth approximately $560 million, this assignment covers design and hook-up of
Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. of South Korea has signed a contract with Compagnie Generale Maritime in France for the construction of a 41,000-dwt containership. The vessel, which will cost around $40 million, will be the first
The S t a n w i c k C o r p o r a t i o n, Washington, D.C., has announced the forming of a joint company with Vickers Canada Inc. The new company, Vickers-Stanwick Systems Inc., is a Canadian entity being 51 percent owned by Vickers and 49 percent owned by Stanwick.