Making the Mark For Crescent Towing's Fleet

The first GE Diesel engine in Crescent Towing's fleet went into service in 1971 powering the retrofitted Port Hudson tug — a retired U.S. Navy tug. The Port Hudson is still operating today using a GE medium-speed diesel engine. "I've worked for Crescent Towing for 24 years,


Bender To Build Fisheries Research Vessel For NOAA

Robert J. Blackwell, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, has authorized the award of a contract to Bender Welding and Machine Co., Inc., Mobile, Ala., for the construction of a fisheries research vessel for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Alabama Shipyard In Talks With Danish Shipbuilder

Alabama Shipyard, Inc. (ASI), Mobile, Ala., is in talks with a Danish shipbuilder which could lead to cooperation on the construction of 40,000-dwt double-hulled product tankers. According to Danny Sellers, president of Atlantic Marine Holding Company, Inc.

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