Shipyards- USA and Canada

Halter Marine Building Diesel-Electric Sternwheeler For 1984 World's Fair

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.


Energy Freedom Christened At Bay Shipbuilding Corp.

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 Lays Keel For 200-Foot Ferryboat To Operate On Mississippi At New Orleans

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,

Gulf-Tampa Drydock Names Marvin DeBerry

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,

Kobelt's 2-Station Control System Is Simple In Design, Durable In Construction

Kobelt, manufacturer of high quality marine controls for 25 years, has recently introduced an innovative new two-station, single engine control system for clutch and engine throttle functions. Known as the 2090 Series, it was designed to provide the ultimate in simplicity,

Marine Travelift Brochure Describes Benefits Of BFM Mobile Boat Hoist Design

Features of the beam forward design on Marine Travelift mobile boat hoists are described in a new color brochure published by Marine Travelift, Inc. BFM features depicted in the literature include the pivot trunnion that permits side frames to oscillate slightly on uneven terrain,

North Florida Shipyard Reactivates/Refurbishes RO/RO Trailer Vessel

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

Atlas-Danmark Freshwater Generators For Surimi Processors

—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

First Sulzer RTA Engine Successfully Tested— Literature Available

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.

Tracor Marine Awarded $3.6-Million Navy Contract

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.

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