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First Heavy Lift Ships Built In U.S.

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),

 

OFFSHORE GOTEBORG 85

International Trade Fair And Conferences Gothenburg, Sweden—February 25-March 1 Offshore Goteborg '85, Sweden's third offshore exhibition and conference, will be held February 25 to March 1 in the Swedish Trade Fair Foundation's Exhibition and Congress Centre at Gothenburg.

Diversified Capabilities Offered By Port Allen Marine Service

— 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,

Lerchbacker Puts Austal USA on the Fast Track

When Austal Ltd. of Henderson, Western Australia, started looking last year for a CEO to lead its U.S.-based operations, the job description must have been daunting. They wanted a leader to take the helm of their newly built shipyard in Mobile, Ala.

Major Navy Contracts

The following special section highlights the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance, shipboard communications, weapons, etc. The section covers contracts awarded between the dates of June 6 and July 7, 1988.

Two Lightships Ordered For A u s t r a l i a n Waters

Two 23-meter (about 75-foot) long lightships are to be built at Ocean Shipyards, Fremantle, Western Australia, for the Australian Department of Transport at a cost of 2.4-million Australian dollars. On completion, scheduled in 1982, one will be stationed at the Carpentaria Shoal,

MAJOR NAVY CONTRACTS

The following special section features the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair, electronics, communications and weapons. This special section covers Navy contracts awarded between December 28, 1987, and January 25, 1988.

Canadian Shipbuilding And Ship Repairing Association (CSSRA) Becomes CMIA

J.Y. Clarke, president of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association (CSSRA), recently announced that CSSRA will now be known as the Canadian Maritime Industries Association (CMIA). Eligibility requirements to join have been expanded to include ocean industries,

Heale Named President Of Oceanroutes To Succeed Snideman

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,

Guralnick Associates Receives DOE Contract

Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., San Francisco, Calif., has just been selected by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to provide naval architectural and marine e n g i n e e r i n g consulting services throughout the period of design and construction of OTEC-1,

 
 
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