Tacoma Boatbuilding Company (TBC) in Washington recently launched on schedule the USNS Assertive (T-AGOS-9), the ninth in a series of ocean surveillance ships designed and built by TBC for operation by the Navy's Military Sealift Command. Speakers at the launching ceremony included Paul A.
A 180-foot supply vessel which once served offshore oil and gas rigs in the Gulf of Mexico was converted in 90 days by Halter Marine's Moss Point, Miss., shipyard to a crabber/ processor for use in the Bering Sea. The "new" Northern Enterprise began
The 88th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will convene at The New York Hilton Hotel on November 13-15, 1980 according to an announcement made by Lester Rosenblatt, president of the Society. "Again this year," Mr.
Central Boat Rentals of Morgan City, La., recently put to work a unique inland, 60-foot pushboat built by Brice Shipbuilding Inc. of Chauvin, La. The Vail Trail (shown above) is an unusual ship in that it has six rudders for improved maneuverability and control.
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.
Operating 24-hours a day. seven days a week. WebPark Corp.'s Boat-Park.com offers customers with seamless online services — melding together the online boating/marine community manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, marinas and trade associations.
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.
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,
While ballast water environmental issues have been news for decades, a renewed focus on the marine industry, specifically the effects ships and boats have on the aquatic environment, is picking up steam and not looking to slowdown. Per an executive order from President Clinton, the U.
MarineSafety International of New York, a wholly owned subsidiary of FlightSafety International, has announced it has signed a multiyear contract with LOOP Inc. to provide operational and safety training for mooring masters and vessel traffic controllers.