It was supposed to be the world's largest artificial coral reef for scuba diving, located off the coast of Key Largo. More than eight years ago, a group of divers from the area devised a plan to sink a 510 f t . < 155.4-m) retired Dock Landing Ship (LSD) to the bottom of 130 f t (39.
Citing his "outstanding leadership and vision in new ship design and construction," American Master Mariners named Matt Nichols, "Maritime Man of the Year." The award was given to Nichols, CEO of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, by the Port of Seattle/Pacific Northwest Chapter.
The idea of a ferry going over the sea to Skye is not a new one, although with the Skye bridge opening a few years ago. it is not an adventure many people undertake these days. A small car ferry operates in the south of the island, and a large
Two twin-hulled Surface Effect Ships (SES) under construction at Karlskrone, Sweden are the product of close collaboration between the Swedish company Karlskronavarvet AB and the U.S. company Textron Marine Systems. The vessels are being built for
A free brochure from Task Force Boats Ltd. details its full line of Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boats from 5.7 to 9.5 meters (18.7 to 31.1 feet) for the commercial, military, rescue, patrol and recreational markets. The new HF "Typhoon" range utilizes
Touted as the world's largest Crew/Supply Vessel, in late May Gulf Craft Inc. delivered M/V Granville C. McCall, to Seacor Marine, Inc. The vessel is powered by five Cummins KTA-50-M2 diesel engines rated at 1,800 bhp @ 1,900 rpm, each coupled with a Twin Disc, model MG- 6848,2.
Hovermarine Transport Limited, the Southampton, Englandbased manufacturers of the HM.2 Mark III Hoverferry, has announced the first sale of their 65-passenger craft in Japan. Hovermarine decided more than two years ago to mount an extensive marketing effort in the Far East,
Belcher Towing Company will add a 3,000-horsepower ship docking tug to its fleet in the Port of Miami, vice president James Whitehouse has announced. To be named the Belcher-Miami, the new tug is scheduled to go into service in Miami harbor by the fall of 1981.
ANSCHUETZ Circle 6 1 on Reader Service Card Anschuetz & Co. GmbH of Kiel- Wik, West Germany, designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of navigation products, including gyrocompasses, autopilots, and steering controls that have been installed on more than 9,
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.