The Marlin, a 14,943-dwt bulk/ oil carrier built at Hitachi Zosen's Mukaishima Shipyard, Japan, was delivered to her owner, Lib Ore Steamship Co., Inc. on January 24, 1977. The first of two sisterships ordered by Lib Ore Steamship Co., the Marlin
To Tim Domke, the new MA' Dixie Legacy (pictured on the cover), is much more than simply the largest, most advanced lift boat in the world. To Domke, the Dixie Legacy is personal, the culmination of a career built sailing onboard these unique vessels with the last four years spent shoreside,
The marine industry is now successfully using an "unconventional" shaft coupling combining a high torque-carrying capability with ease-of-mounting and dismounting. Classified by Lloyd's, ABS, and DNV, among others, SKF OK couplings prove to be a simple,
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.
The Merrimac Ferry, which crosses the Wisconsin River between Sauk and Columbia counties, is Wisconsin's only free ferry. It shuttles WIS 113 traffic between Okee on the east bank and Merrimac on the west. In the 150 plus years that a ferry has
McDermott Marine Construction, a major operating unit of McDermott International Inc., has been awarded a contract by Exxon Company U.S.A. valued at approximately $27 million. The contract calls for the fabrication and installation of an I8-slot
Campbell Chain, a division of CooperTools, formulated a new galvanizing process that reportedly will increase chain life by more than 60 percent. Used in galvanized Campbell chain, the new cold particle process substitutes for the traditional,
Rados International Corporation, naval architects and marine engineers of San Pedro, Calif., has announced the finalization of a new design for the University of Southern California, Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies, to convert an existing
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
Keel-laying ceremonies were held recently for the second of three containerships being built for Sea-Land Service, Inc. by Bay Shipbuilding Corp. The laying of the keel of Hull No. 736 took place in Bay's large graving dock where all three vessels will be constructed.