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Tacoma Boat Launches Ocean Surveillance Ship For Navy's MSC

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.

 

Bender To Offer New Ice-Class Anchor Handling Tug/Supply Vessel

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

Eastern Marine Delivers Trinity River To Transportation Resources

Eastern Marine, Inc. of Panama City, Fla., recently delivered the 166-foot supply vessel Trinity River to Transportation Resources, Inc. of Houma, La. The vessel, built at Eastern's shipyard in Panama City, is the fourth of a five vessel package which includes the Leaf River,

Offshore-Inland Provides the Fix

Established in 1983 to provide timely, cost effective hydraulic remanufacturing services to the pulp and paper, marine, offshore and steel industries. Offshore Inland Services has dominated this niche. To extend its expertise within the oceangoing marine and offshore industry,

SEACO/Elliot Introduces New Line Of Reversible Life Rafts/Platforms

SEACO/Elliot manufactures and sells a full product line of inflatable life rafts and personnel rescue platforms and related products for oceangoing vessels, offshore platforms, commercial fishing vessels, corporate and commercial aircraft and various military applications.

Navigation & Communications Equipment Review

Through recent technology breakthroughs and advancements, the leading manufacturers of marine electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise, and communications faster and easier.

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Spurred by the tremendous rise in all marine costs during the past eight years, many suppliers of marine paint have developed sophisticated antifouling coatings to keep a ship's hull smooth and free of marine organisms, thereby reducing fuel consumption.

USS Iowa (BB-61)

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.

Jorgensen Company New Licensee For Escher Wyss CP Propellers

—Literature Available Jack T. Bunt, vice president and general manager of the Seattle division, announced that the Earle M. Jorgensen Company, Forge Division, Seattle, Wash., and Escher Wyss GmbH of Ravensburg, West Germany, have recently signed

First Of 60-Barge Order Delivered By NABRICO

The first of 60 grain barges has been delivered to the American River Transportation C o m p a ny (ARTCO) by the Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO). The barges are 195-foot rake hopper and 200- foot box hopper barges being constructed at the NABRICO Ashland City, Tenn.

 
 
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