Innovative Coastal Trader

An advance in hydrodynamic design has been endorsed by Norwegian energy group Statoil, as the prospective charterer of an innovative newbuild intended for coastwise distribution of oil products. The 4,200-dwt vessel contracted by Bergen Tankers


LNG Docking Facility Contract Awarded To Raymond International

Henry F. LeMieux, president and chairman of Raymond International, Inc., 2801 South Post Oak Road, Houston, Texas 77027, has announced that Raymond Technical F a c i l i t i e s Inc. (Ray- Tech) , a wholly owned subsidiary, has received a contract

Luckenbach To Build New Tampa Terminal

Luckenbach Steamship Company, Inc. has announced its intention to support the Tampa Port Authority's new facilities presently under construction at Holland Terminal. Edgar F. Luckenbach Jr., president of the 124-year-old shipping firm, said in a

$3.9-Million Contract Awarded To HITCO By Sea Systems Command

HITCO, West Coast firm specializing in advanced material technology, has received a followon contract in excess of $3.9 million from the Naval Sea Systems Command for manufacture of submersible bow section components. The contract runs through the first half of 1981.

Appropriations Of $312 Million Requested For MarAd In FY 1993

For the Maritime Administration (MarAd), appropriations of $312 million are requested for FY 1993. Highlights of the MarAd budget include: Ready Reserve Forceā€”The $234-million funding is the same as the FY 1992 level. MarAd will maintain the

R.R. Barkerding Joins Ryan-Walsh Stevedoring

Robert R. Barkerding Sr., foreign trade consultant and past port director of New Orleans, has joined R y a n - W a l s h Stevedoring company as senior vice president. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of all corporate activities in the New Orleans area.

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