European Yards Look To 'Formula' To Compete With Their Far East Counterparts

Judging from what was said at the Round Table organized by the Association of Marine Architects and Naval Engineers of Spain (AINE), held recently in Madrid, the European shipyards have found the formula that will enable them to compete successfully with their Far Eastern counterparts,


11th International Tug Convention And International Marine Salvage Symposium

September 24-28, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The 11th International Tug Convention and International Marine Salvage Symposium and Exhibition, or "The Big One" for short, will be held at the World Trade & Convention Center in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, from September 24 to 28, 1990.

Bath Iron Works Receives $321-Million DDG 51 Contract

Bath Iron Works Corporation has announced that it has been awarded the contract to design and build the lead ship in the DDG 51 Program. This award comes after a very extensive competition among the most capable surface combatant shipbuilding companies in the U.


Salt water is one of the toughest environments when it comes to exposed machinery. Common untreated metals are eroded in a matter of months and expensive equipment can become useless in half that time. One particularly vulnerable part of such

S N A M E N e w England Hears Paper, ' L i a b i l i t y A v o i d a n c e In Ship Design A n d Construction'

The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met in Newton, Mass., on December 5, 1979. The speaker was Dr. Kenneth W. Fisher, who presented a paper on "Liability Avoidance in Ship Design and Construction." Dr.

J.B. Travis & Company Named Gulf Sales Rep For Adrick Cooling

James B. Travis & Company, Inc., Gautier, Miss., has been appointed Gulf Coast sales representative for Adrick Cooling Corporation, according to Richard C. Vassallo, Adrick president. Adrick Cooling is a leading supplier of marine air-conditioning machinery,

MMS Forms Subsidiary To Serve Clients In United Kingdom/Europe

Marine Management Systems, Inc. (MMS) recently announced the formation of an overseas subsidiary, Marine Management Systems (U.K.), Ltd., to provide technical support for its clientele in the United Kingdom and on the Continent. H e a d q u a r t e r e d in Stamford, Conn.

All-Purpose Aid And Hospital Vessel Delivered

A multi-role hospital and support ship, built at Gijon yard within schedule, was delivered by IZAR to its owner, Spain's Instituto Social de la Marina (ISM, a fishermen's welfare and health care organization, part of the Spanish Social Security).

Marine Insurance Seminar To Be Held In Jacksonville, Florida

A seminar on "Marine Insurance" will be held in the Hotel Hilton, Jacksonville, Fla., on December 6, 1978. Maritime industry executives in Southeastern United States are invited to attend the one-day session. The Marine Insurance Seminar will be sponsored jointly by Florida Junior College,

St. Philip T o w i n g Adds T w o N e w Trac-Type Tugs

St. Philip Towing of Tampa, Fla., recently announced that the company has closed with the U.S. Maritime Administration on the purchase of two "trac"-type tugs that had been under construction in Texas. Bay Transportation, owned by George M. Steinbrenner, purchased the assets of St.

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