IZAR Investigates Ultra Large Floating Production Systems as Central to Seagas Project While seeking to consolidate its existing LNG carrier workload by bidding for new tonnage to serve the Qatari export traffic and other projects, Spanish shipbuilder
A recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego initiated construction of a 126-foot midbody section for the first of three roll-on/roll-off (RO/ RO) ships that are being converted into Maritime Pre-Positioning Ships for charter to the U.
Avondale Shipyards recently launched the Eagle I, one of the largest split-hull hopper dredges in the world, for Eagle Dredging Corporation of New Orleans. The unique vessel is being constructed at a cost of more than $30 million, according to J.
Luther Blount, p r e s i d e n t of Blount Marine Corporation, has announced the delivery of the New Shoreham II, a new innovative, fuel-efficient cruise ship designed to carry 100 passengers. The vessel was constructed in six months, under U.
George Geiger, president of Bay Shipbuilding Corp., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. recently announced that Rear Adm. William Thompson (USN-ret.) has joined Bay Shipbuilding as the corporation's representative in Washington, D.C. Admiral Thompson is a public relations consultant in the Washington, D.
Ogden Corporation has announced the acquisition of two Americanflag oil tankers iby Ogden Marine, Inc., an Ogden Corporation subsidiary. The two vessels, the Penn Champion and the Penn .Challenger, acquired through purchasing the stock of Penn Tanker Company from U.
Chromalloy American Corporation, St. Louis, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Flowers Marine Group, Inc., a privately held barge company, from its founder, J. Russell Flowers, for approximately $15 million. Approximately 70 percent of the purchase price was paid with 400,
Business at Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Boston yard during 1980 was about equal' to its 1979 activity, Raymond F. DeVinney, general manager, reported. The yard repaired about 80 ships in 1980, including regular overhaul work on four U.S. Naval vessels.
A new, four-color brochure containing scores of photographs and describing the ship repair and drydocking services offered by Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corporation is now available at no cost from the Virginia shipyard. One of the largest ship repair complexes on the U.
The Maritime Subsidy Board (MSB) has approved a design change for four 35,000-dwt tankers built for Zapata Tankers, Inc. The tankers, which were constructed by Todd Shipyards Corporation, San Pedro, Calif., are the Zapata Patriot, Zapata Ranger, Zapata Courier, and Zapata Rover.