The N.Y.-N.J.-Sandy Hook Pilots Association recently took delivery of a high-speed, rough-water commuter dispatch boat. It is a 64-foot, allaluminum, twin-screw vessel designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates of Boston, Mass., and built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, The Duclos Corp.
The U.S. Enterprise, reportedly the first American vessel designed and built to catch pollock and process surimi, has been delivered by Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, to the Arctic Alaska fleet, Seattle, Wash. The 224-foot, 36-crew member, floating
Moss Point Marine, Inc. of Escatawpa, Miss., recently launched a big towing/supply vessel for Intermarine of Houston. The vessel has an overall length of 218 feet, beam of 40 feet, and depth of 14 feet. It was named the Big Orange XXL "Intermarine needed a specialized vessel,
The submersible barge/drydock Rio Manzanares designed and built by Conrad Industries, Inc. of Morgan City, La., for the Republic of Venezuela, left the port recently under tow to its South American home port of Guanta. The unusual vessel was accepted on behalf of Venezuela by Capt.
The Rodolf, a 48-foot surfaceeffect ship built by Bell-Halter, New Orleans, La., for the Portland (Oregon) District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has begun a Gulf and Atlantic Coast tour to demonstrate its operational and hydrographic surveying capabilities.
The Navy's Military Sealift Command has awarded a $41.7-million contract to Sea Mobility, Inc. of Houston for the operation and maintenance of 12 T-AGOS-1 Class ocean surveillance ships. The contract took effect February 1 this year and will continue through September 30, 1989.
'100 Years Of Naval Engineering' May 3-7, Washington, D.C. The year 1988 marks the 100th anniversary of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE). To commemorate this important event, and their 100 years of achievement, ASNE Day '88 will
A newly named docking tugboat, described by its owners as the most powerful such craft in the port of New Orleans, has been commissioned by E.N. Bisso and Son, Inc., tug operators and marine contractors. The M/V J.A. Bisso II, formerly the Evelyn Edwards,
Moss Point Marine Inc. of Escatawpa, Miss., has delivered the 6,000-hp, 214-foot Nicor Power to Nicor Marine Inc., of New Orleans. With her extraordinary horsepower and supply vessel capacities above and below decks, the 214 by 44 by 16 fits a new description of workboat.
The fishing vessel Sea Wolf, originally built by Marco in 1979 as a 123-foot combination crabber has since undergone more than one major change to stay in the forefront of the changing fisheries. In 1982, the Sea Wolf underwent a trawl conversion that included winches,