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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.

 

Senesco Marine Christens New Drydock

Senesco Marine last month christened its new dry dock and celebrated the dry dock's receipt of a key certification that has already significantly increased the company's repair business. The certification bestowed upon the Leslie G by Heger Dry Dock, Inc, of Holliston, Mass.

Teamwork, Creativity And Determination

On May 22, 1944, the Certificate of Incorporation of The American Waterways Operators was filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware. It asserted, among other things, that AWO's purpose was, "To promote harmonious and friendly cooperation among

Marine Machinery Association Reports On Defense Mobilization Base Forum

About 100 attendees at the recent Government Industry Forum on the U.S. Shipbuilding and Repair Defense Mobilization Base received the most comprehensive brief on the current status and future prospects for the marine industry. The significance of the issues discussed,

House Approves $ 1.35 Billion For Maritime Reform

Money raised by increasing duty on ships visiting U.S. ports The final piece of a comprehensive, bipartisan initiative authored by Rep. Gerry E. Studds(D-Mass.) to reform and revitalize the U.S. maritime industries was approved by a vote of 294 to 122 by the U.

Canadian Government To Spend $624.4 Million For 12 Minesweepers

Canadian Defense Minister Perrin Beatty recently announced plans to design and build 12 minesweeping vessels to fill a gap in Canada's aging naval fleet. The contract is valued at 750 million Canadian dollars (US$624.4 million). J.Y. Clarke, president

FMC Releases Study On Virgin Islands Trade

The Federal Maritime Commission has prepared a Virgin Islands Trade Study. The report focuses upon both recent and anticipated ocean shipping developments in the trades between the U.S. Virgin Islands and the U.S. mainland, Puerto Rico, various Caribbean nations,

CE&MCO Receives Order For Three Portainers From Maersk Container

Coast Engineering & Manufacturing Company (CE&MCO), formerly PACECO, Inc., recently received an order for three 50-longton- capacity PACECO Portainers from Maersk Container Service Co., Inc. The post-Panamax cranes will be designed and manufactured

A Practical Discussion Regarding Compliance

Maritime businesses are increasingly becoming the subject and target of federal criminal investigations. This is due. in part, to the increased emphasis on the enforcement of the criminal provisions of labor, customs and environmental regulatory provisions.

MAJOR NAVY CONTRACTS

This special section includes major Navy contract awards issued between the dates of June 19 to August 6, 1986. For Navy contracts prior to these dates refer to MARITIME REPORTER, July 15, 1986 issue, "Major Navy Contracts," page 11. Contract awards from April 1 to June 17, 1986 are covered.

 
 
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