William J. Kearney has been named president and chief operating officer of the Ingalls Companies, P.O. Box 2527, Birmingham, Ala. 35202. The announcement was made by Mrs. Elesabeth Ingalls Gillet and Mrs. Barbara Ingalls Shook, co-chairmen of the Ingalls Companies.
Marinette Marine Corporation, Marinette, Wis., recently launched the third in a series of 16 YRBM(L) berthing barges (photo above) under construction for the Naval Sea Systems Command. The YRBM(L) vessels have a 146-foot overall length, 46-foot beam, and 688-long-ton displacement.
Avondale Shipyards Division of New Orleans, under subcontract from Ingalls Shipbuilding Division, will perform the major work that is required in the drydocking of the battleship Wisconsin (BB 64), including the pumping out, gas freezing, repairing,
Tracor Marine of Port Everglades, Fla., a subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., has received a contract that will bring the company $6 million over the next 12 months from Transoceanic Cable Ship Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T. The award was announced by William C.
Marinette Marine Corporation, Marinette, Wis., has been awarded a Ships System Design Study contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command to evaluate the proposed arrangements and construction techniques of the new class of Mine Countermeasure vessels (MCM) to be built in the near future.
This special section includes major Navy contract awards issued between the dates of June 19 to August 6, 1986. For Navy contracts prior to these dates refer to MARITIME REPORTER, July 15, 1986 issue, "Major Navy Contracts," page 11. Contract awards from April 1 to June 17, 1986 are covered.
Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc. of Essex, Conn, has announced a shortened corporate name. The new name, Seaworthy Systems, Inc., will better reflect the increased scope of company engineering activities, according to David A. O'Neil, president of the firm.
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. last month delivered the latest in a line of innovative vessels — and the first of Bollinger's new 220 'super shelf series. Ms. Sara Jane is the first of two new 207 x 53 x 19-ft. (63 x 16.1 x 5.7 m) supply boats to MNM Boats,
What first began in 1996 as a contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to Bollinger Shipyards to construct one 87-ft. (26.5- m) Marine Protector Class Coastal Patrol Boat (CPB) with options, has since led to the delivery of 50 of these same vessels —
John J. McMullen Associates (JJMA) is a member of the Raytheon LCS team recently selected by the US Navy to develop the preliminary design of a Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the next generation surface combatant. Designs are to be finalized in seven months.