— Literature Available The S/S President, one of two old-fashioned riverboats recently brought to Port Allen Marine Service, Inc. (PAMS) for repairs, makes regular sightseeing runs along the Mississippi River. The last sidewheel packet boat to be built in this country,
In time of heightened security, the new 87-ft. (26.5 m) coastal patrol boat. USCG Sturgeon, built by Bollinger Shipyards for the U.S. Coast Guard at Grand Isle, La. Was a welcome sight. The new boat replaces the 82-ft. (24.9 m) patrol boat Point Sal, that was commissioned in 1966.
Union Bay Marine Corporation and Thomas R. Dyer have announced the formation of a new company, Union Bay Shipbuilding Corporation. The new company will be owned jointly by Union Bay Marine and Mr. Dyer. Mr. Dyer has been appointed president, and will operate the shipyard located at 801 N.
Guido Perla has always had a love of the sea. Perla, who was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, came to the U.S. in 1971 to pursue his dream of using the "tools" he was given to become a naval architect. His story is one that is marked by innovation, relationships and hard work.
Marinette Marine Corporation's contract with the Naval Sea Systems Command for fifty-two 50-foot workboats was completed one year ahead of contract schedule when the last workboat departed the Wisconsin- based shipyard in December of 1985 for delivery to the West Coast.
A continuing surge in boatbuilding has added a new feature to the waterfront in Pensacola, Fla., as Patti Shipyard recently began operations at a new location on Bayou Chico. Previously, the shipyard operated on properties leased from Patti Industries, Inc.
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc., 1114 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y. 10036, has reported increased net operating income and net income for the three months and six months ended June 30, 1978. Net operating income in the second quarter rose to $13,472,000, or $1.
Chevron Corporation's newest tanker, the 78,000-dwt R. Hal Dean, was recently christened and delivered at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' (MHI) shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan. Christened by Mrs. Gale Dean, wife of R. Hal Dean, a member of Chevron's board of directors,
The Danish shipyard Burmeister & Wain recently delivered the 84,000-dwt product tanker Petrobulk Mars, the first ship in the world to be equipped with a oneman operated bridge. The vessel is classified by Det norske Veritas with the new class registration
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,