Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector commemorated delivery of its 19th U.S. Navy Aegisguided missile destroyer, Pinckney (DDG 91), during a ceremony onboard the ship at the company's operations along the west hank of the Pascagoula River.
The first heavy lift ships ever built in a U.S. shipyard, the John Henry and the Paul Bunyan, were christened recently at the shipyard of Peterson Builders, Inc. in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. They are owned by American Heavy Lift Shipping Company (AHL),
Werner Funke, president of Renk Corporation, has announced the appointment of Tony Xanthos as sales manager, bearings division. Mr. Xanthos will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the bearings throughout the U.S. Prior to joining Renk,
Trellclean International, Limited, manufacturers and worldwide operators of the Trellclean underwater hull cleaning service, held a two-day in-depth technical briefing and a live demonstration of their three types of barnacleremoving machines recently in Long Beach, Calif.
Chiles Offshore has executed two firm nine-month contract extensions with Shell Exploration & Production Company for the use of the ultra-premium jackup dilling rigs the Chiles Magellan and the Chiles Columbus in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Chiles
Tacoma Boat / Escher Wyss, Tacoma, Wash., a subsidiary of Tacoma Boatbuilding Company, was recently awarded a $336,175 contract by Nichols Bros. Boat Builders, Inc., Freeland, Wash, to supply two 60-inch-diameter, Tacoma Boat/Escher Wyss controllable- pitch
Great Lakes Energy Systems, Columbus, Ohio, is now the exclusive international supplier for Detroit Diesel 6-110 engine parts and components. Great Lakes has purchased all of the 6-110 parts, and the rights to manufacture new parts, from the U! Detroit Diesel Corporation,
The nation's railroads will receive major profit windfalls in the next few years due to a change of accounting methods allowed them in the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, according to a study conducted by the Chicago law firm of Lord, Bissell & Brook.
Simon J.N. Heale has recently been appointed president of Oceanroutes, Inc., succeeding R.L. Snideman, who has left the company. Mr. Heale joined Oceanroutes in February this year as executive vice president, after spending several years in the Far East with John Swire & Sons,
Joseph G. Barkan, a veteran of more than 25 years in various segments of the maritime industry, has been appointed Director of the Federal Maritime Commission's Atlantic District, it was announced by Commission Chairman Helen Delich Bentley. A