The Trinity Marine Group has been awarded a $5-million contract to build two high-speed 112-foot, 250-passenger ferries for the Washington State Department of Transportation. The all-aluminum vessels are based on Trinity's proven monohulled designs
Richard M. Scudder, president of Hyannis Harbor Tours, Inc., has announced that Coastwise Cruise Line, a new service of his corporation, is building a new mini-cruise liner, 150-passenger the Pilgrim Belle, at Bender Shipbuilding and Repair Company, Inc.
—Literature Available Halmalic Ltd., a leading United Kingdom GRP boatbuilding company, recently was chosen by Offshore Marine Engineering Ltd. to mould a range of self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboats (SPHL) for completion in OME's specialist facilities at Walsall, West Midlands, U.
Dravo SteelShip Corporation has announced the recent completion and delivery of nine 48-foot pilot boats for the Panama Canal Commission. The single-screw pilot launches have all been delivered to the Canal Zone under their own power. They were delivered two at a time for safety measures.
—Technical Paper Available— Good lubrication contributes greatly to the efficient operation and long service life of machinery. In turn, good lubrication depends on two factors, i.e.—a proper selection of products and a sound care of the lubricants in service,
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, delivered 30 large commercial vessels during the first six months of 1980. For that period, Halter president Floyd J. Naquin reported deliveries of 17 supply vessels, seven crewboats, five tugs, and one utility/fireboat
Peterson Builders, Inc. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., held successful acceptance trails for the second 225- foot steel vessel of the new class of Navy Auxiliary Rescue/Salvage ships, ARS-51, Grasp. The trial included included performance tests for all ship systems and operational equipment.
McDermott International, Inc. has been awarded a contract worth approximately $48-million by the Chinese Petroleum Corporation of the Republic of China. The turnkey contract involves engineering, procurement, and construction of one drilling and production platform,
U.S. Navy battleship Iowa (BB- 61) being assisted by four Turecamo tugboats during recent visit to New York Harbor, which will become her home port in 1989 as nucleus of a Surface Action Group (SAG) that will also include one guided-missle cruiser and three destroyers.
Plans for the international Design- Inspection-Redundancy Symposium on November 14—16, 1983, at the Fort Magruder Inn and Conference Center in Williamsburg, Va., are nearing completion. The symposium will be sponsored by the interagency Ship Structure Committee,