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1978 SNAME Annual Meeting Cites Role In Maritime Industry Progress

The 86th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, held at the New York Hilton Hotel in November, brought together the leaders in shipbuilding and ship operation, not only from the United States but worldwide. The wide ranging

 

Giant Aluminum LNG Sphere 12 Stories High Arrives At General Dynamics Quincy Yard

A giant aluminum sphere 12 stories high and weighing 850 tons recently arrived at General Dynamics Quincy, Mass., shipyard. The sphere's journey started on December 3, 1976, from General Dynamics sphere fabrication facility, Charleston, S.C., on the specially built barge Hercules,

Year-End Report

The rapid momentum of American shipbuilding-, initiated with the enactment of legislation in 1970 (the Merchant Marine Act of 1970), designed to restore the United States to a position of prominence and substance among world maritime powers, continued to accelerate in 1973.

Newfoundland's Ocean Cargo Services Seen Expanding With Coming Offshore Oil Boom

Newfoundland's c o m i n g offshore oil boom will trigger a parallel growth in the province's maritime and air transportation services, the Hon. Neil Windsor, Newfoundland's minister of development, recently told members of the Executives Club of Chicago.

New Maritime Firm Port Fabricators, Inc. Active In Louisiana

Port Fabricators, Inc., specializing in the design, construction, maintenance and repairs of facilities and equipment for the petroleum and marine industry, has recently been established at the Port of New Iberia, La. Occupying a 12-acre waterfront site,

Emergency Medical Course Offered By Marine Safety

Preparing their crews on vessels or rigs to deal with emergency medical problems can significantly reduce medical care costs, lost-time injuries and legal problems. In response to requests from a number of clients, MarineSafety International has

Genstar And British Shipbuilders To Bid For CAF Patrol Frigates

Genstar Limited, Suite 4105, One Place Ville Marie, Montreal, Canada, announced that it has recently concluded an exclusive agreement with British Shipbuilders whereby the two organizations will work together in the preparation of a proposal for

 
 
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