Avondale Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La., a subsidiary of Ogden Corporation, recently launched the first of a series of four segregated ballast tankers for The Standard Oil Company (Ohio). The new ships will sail under charter to SPC Shipping Inc.
The 150-foot bunkering tanker Reiss Marine was recently delivered by Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., to Superior, Wis. The vessel will be operated by the Marine Fueling Division of Reiss Oil Terminal Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of The C.
With the most technologically advanced combatant ships in the world, some of the U.S. Navy's most recent ship designs are worth noting. These include the guidedmissile destroyer, guided-missile cruiser, and high-speed attack submarine. Arleigh Burke Class For years the U.
The 136-foot, triple-decked excursion vessel "Grand Romance" recently began excursion service on the St. Johns River between Sanford and Jacksonville, Fla. Designed by John Brever, an associate of Florida Naval Architects, Inc. of East Palatka, the
Engineering Computer Optecnomics, Inc. (ECO), Annapolis, Md., recently delivered an eight ship integrated shiphandling and navigation simulation system to the U.S. Naval Academy. The Captains III system will enable the Academy to train students in shiphandling,
Seattle's new fireboat, designed by Nickum & Spaulding Associates, is being built by Nicholas Brothers Boat Builders of Freeland, Wash., and will carry an ABS classification when completed in mid-1984. The 96-foot by 23-foot by 7-foot aluminum
The recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif., initiated construction on a third 37,500-dwt product carrier being built by NASSCO for Union Oil Company of California. George Stiehl, manager of new construction,
—Literature Available The Salwico Controil is an infrared type oil content monitor for oil in ballast water from tankers that is notable for its ease of use and simplicity of installation, yet with sophisticated functional ability. The portable
Under Seas Defense '88 (USD), an international exposition and conference on underwater warfare technology, will be held in the Holiday Inn at Embarcadero, San Diego, Calif., from October 3-6. Under Seas Defense '88 is the second annual exposition and conference in this series.
Peterson Builders, Inc., has been awarded a $4,374,800.00 contract to administer the acquisition of nonstandard materials for marine and aviation systems for the U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales (FMS). The one-year contract has options which would extend its duration to 5 years.