Two 215-foot by 50-foot by 14- foot split-hull dump scows have been constructed by Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO) of Nashville, Tenn., for the Panama Canal Commission. The two 1,300-cubic-yard barges, the first to be built by NABRICO for the Commission,
Bender Shipbuilding and Repair of Mobile, Ala., recently entered into an agreement with Cleaver and Walkingshaw Ltd., naval architects of Vancouver, B.C., which permits the Gulf Coast yard to offer the proven "hostile" class design to the American
Balehi Marine, Inc., Lacombe, La., recently delivered the 1,800- horsepower towboat Lake Charles to Conoco Oil Company. Based on Balehi Marine's standard 1,800- 2,400-hp towboat design, the Lake Charles has a length of 81 feet, beam of 28 feet, depth of 11 feet and draft of 7 feet 6 inches.
Throughout the last quarter — April- June 2002 — ASRY has not slowed down its workflow. The yard, which has been filled to capacity since the beginning of this year, repairing approximately 42 vessels, has been especially busy the last three months — repairing a selection of 23 vessels.
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
Doran-Alabama Propeller Company of Mobile, Ala. has published an eight-page full-color brochure describing its complete propeller manufacturing and repair capabilities. Doran-Alabama Propeller, in business since 1950, offers all boat and shipowners
The release of the National Association of Passenger Vessel Owners' (NAPVO) Safety and Training Program Manual has been announced by Coe Sherrard, NAPVO's president. "This document serves as a comprehensive manual to train crew members about the safe operation of small passenger vessels.
Valves, valve actuators, and other accessories are vital components in any ship's piping systems for cargo, fuel, ballast, steam, seawater, and many other applications. Valve manufacturers offer a wide variety of valve types, variations, and materials,
Soundcoat Company, Inc., of Deer Park, N.Y., has introduced Soundfoam HT, a newly developed sound-absorption material made of a flexible very low density, fireresistant polyimide foam. It provides not only excellent sound absorption but good thermal insulation,
Providing passengers at sea a safe, reliable potable water supply is critical. The U.S. Public Health Service and the National Sanitation Foundation, the leading organizations concerned with drinking water quality, have approved two methods of