Shipyards- USA and Canada
What may be the newest "old" boat in the United States is under construction at Halter Marine's Moss Point, Miss., shipyard. There, a genuine sternwheeler with all the outward appearances of a paddlewheel riverboat of a bygone era is rising on the banks of the Escatawpa River.
The Energy Freedom coal barge was christened by officials of New England Electric System during ceremonies at Bay Shipbuilding Corp. in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The Energy Freedom is a deepnotch tug barge built by Bay Shipbuilding Corp. to carry domestic coal
Jeffboat, Inc., Jeffersonville, Ind., recently announced the keel laying for the M/Y Capt. Neville Levy, a ferry under construction for the Mississippi River Bridge Authority, New Orleans, La. Completion is set for late 1977. The Capt. Neville Levy will carry up to 40 automobiles and 1,
Marvin DeBerry has joined Gulf-Tampa Drydock Company, Tampa, Fla., as vice president of estimating and contract administration. Gulf-Tampa operates a commercial shipyard in Tampa, engaged in ship repair and drydocking, steel fabrication, industrial machine shop,
Reactivation and refurbishment of the 700-foot-long by 92-foot-beam RO/RO trailer vessel S/S Northern Lights (Ex. S/S Puerto Rico) is being accomplished by North Florida Shipyard, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., at its Commodores Point Facility, after being
—Free Literature Available Atlas-Danmark Marine and Offshore, a division of Atlas-Danmark A/S, one of the world's leading manufacturers of heavy duty watermakers, has further strengthened its position in the field of evaporative-type watermakers
The first RTA Superlongstroke engine, a 7-cylinder Mitsubishi- Sulzer RTA58, has been undergoing extensive tests at the Kobe works of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. Ninety-one of the RTA series have been committed for production since this model was announced a year ago.
A $3.6-million contract to conduct acceptance testing of sonobuoys for the United States Navy has been awarded by the Naval A v i o n i c s Center, Indianapolis, Ind., to Tracor Marine, Inc., Port Everglades, Fla., subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas.
The newest diesel engine factory in Singapore, Wartsila Power Singapore (Pte) Ltd., has started production. Wartsila Power Singapore, is a joint venture comprising Wartsila of Finland and Keppel Shipyard of Singapore. The company manufactures and
Tidewater Inc. has announced the election of Richard M. Currence as president and chief executive officer of its subsidiary Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., and the promotion of three members of its staff—William C. Hightower, Paul J. Angelle, and Wayne D.