A & B Industries

Carnival's Newest Superliner, Luxurious 70,000-GRT Fantasy, Nears Completion At Wartsila Yard

The first of three giant 70,000-grt Superliners, the Fantasy, built by the Helsinki, Finland, shipyard of Wartsila Marine Industries, for Carnival Cruise Lines, Miami, Fla., has completed her first sea trials and is expected to be delivered next month.

 

Avondale Boat Division Building 400-Passenger SES Ferry

Commuter Boat To Operate Between Kennedy Airport And Manhattan The Avondale Boat Division, New Orleans, La., of Avondale Industries, Inc., has received an order for a high-speed 400-passenger Surface- Effect-Ship (SES) catamaran that will be operated by Tri-State Marine Transport, Inc.

Hyundai Launches Advanced Aker Semisubmersible Drilling Rig

An Aker H-4.2 semisubmersible drilling rig, said to be the first of its kind ever constructed, was launched recently from Drydock No. 1 of Hyundai Heavy Industries' (HHI) Ulsan Shipyard in Korea. The advanced unit, worth about $75 million, is built to the Aker H-4.

Hyundai Building First In Series Of Three 250,000-Dwt VLCCs For World Wide Shipping Agency

The gigantic hull structure of the first in a series of three 250,000-dwt VLCCs built for World Wide Shipping Agency Ltd. of Hong Kong is rapidly taking shape at Hyundai Heavy Industries' (HHI) Ulsan shipyard. Classed by Lloyd's Register of Shipping as + 100A1,

Wartsila Launches Baltic Cruise Ferry For V i k i n g Line

The Turku Shipyard of Finnish shipbuilder Wartsila Marine Industries, Inc., recently launched the second of five Baltic cruise ferries for operation by Viking Line on routes between Finland and Sweden. Christened the M/S Athena, the 580-foot cruise ferry was named by Marianne Myrsten,

China To Build Nine Supply Vessels For Singapore Owners

The China Corporation of Shipbuilding Industry has been awarded a contract to build nine anchor handling tugs/offshore supply vessels for a joint venture of two Singapore owners. Timur Carriers and Selco Ltd. The contract will be signed in Hong Kong

Halifax Shipyards Gets C$27-Million Order For Three Stern Trawlers

Halifax I n d u s t r i e s Limited, Nova Scotia, the Canadian shiprepairing company, has reentered the market for fishing vessel new construction with a 27-million Canadian dollar order f o r three stern trawlers f r om National Sea Products Limited.

Delaval Turbine Division Appoints Kramer, Morgan To Marketing Department

R o b e r t F. K r a m e r and Christopher S. Morgan recently joined the marketing department of Delaval Turbine Division of Imo Industries Inc., it was announced by Bern E. Deichmann, manager, commercial operations. Mr. Kramer, marketing manager,

Smatco Holds Seminars For Winch Operators

TBW Industries, a manufacturer of offshore deck equipment and pneumatic bulk handling systems, recently conducted the first of several scheduled winch operator seminars at its Central Office, located in Houma, La. Smatco is one of the world's leading

Canada To Seek Bids On $C43-Million Drydock For Use At Halifax Shipyards

A 43.5-million Canadian dollar agreement was signed recently for the purchase of an oversized Panamax floating dock for Halifax Shipyards of Nova Scotia. The new dock will be capable of handling all types and sizes of vessels up to 115,000 dwt,

 
 
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